Florina: A New Beginning

Florina* is a tiny eight-year-old blond girl. For several years Florina and her eleven-year-old sister were underfed and beaten by their parents.

Empowered women provide for their families

Twese Hamwe! Ensemble!

When it comes to unlocking potentials and empowering individuals, there are few stronger ways than by wielding the power of the community.

UN Human Rights Council photo exhibition

Faces of Burundi at the UN in Geneva

An uncommon and unexpected sight.

Educational Support Center Glina

A chance for children to break out of poverty

ION is a 12 year-old boy who lives in Glina with his mother, stepfather and three half-sisters aged 3, 4 and 6. Both his mother and stepfather are unemployed and illiterate.

AVSI Lebanon takes action

Giving refugee children and families a bit of normality

"Mom and dad Ghaussaoun and Omar are proud to announce the birth of their son Riyad, born healthy and strong in a Bekaa Valley hospital

mhGAP Ethiopia: Hanna's recovery from depression

mhGAP nurse helps treat depression

Like so many others in Ethiopia, Hanna suffered from depression. Depression represents 5% of the country's disease burden.