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A Company Prospers by Saving Poor People’s Lives

Private companies with charity for the world's poor as their sole focus are rare. But, refugee camps and disaster areas all over the third...
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US Makes Emergency $20 million Contribution for Gaza Relief

Using funds from the U.S. Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund, the Obama administration on Friday made an emergency contribution of more than $20...
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Clerics Join Tutu in Fasting for ‘Suffering People of Zimbabwe’

Two clerics have joined Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu, the former Anglican archbishop of Cape Town, fasting in solidarity with the people of...
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‘Operation Christmas Child’ Brings Cheer to Neediest Children Around the World

The annual ‘shoebox’ campaign led by the Salvation Army - ‘Operation Christmas Child’ is the world’s largest children’s Christmas project. Since 1990 the project...
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New Berlin Memorial for WWII Germans who Helped Jews

A new memorial center in Berlin pays tribute to the thousands of German who risked everything to save Jews from Nazi persecution and documents...
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Nine Reasons to Love the United Nations

The Nations of the world can gather this week with pride on the occasion of the 63rd session of the General Assembly of the...

UN Agencies Continue to Rush Aid to Georgia

The United Nations is continuing to send much-needed assistance to the Georgian city of Gori, most of whose population has fled since the start...
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South Africans Unite for Immigrants Suffering Violence

Waves of xenophobic violence against immigrants this week has led to an overwhelming positive response by the South African public, through an outpouring of...
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George Clooney Visits Peacekeepers in Sudan as New UN Ambassador (Video)

Follow George Clooney as he visits refugee camps and uplifts UN peacekeepers in his new role as UN Peace Ambassador. CBS's Harry Smith interviews...
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Dolls for World Peace

Elderly women in an assisted living center are recapturing life by making dolls for children in Darfur. Two thousand dolls have been made, each...
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6 Things You Can Do Today To Launch Your Dream (Part Two)

Stephanie Ngo Pham came to the United States in 1979 as a Vietnam War refugee, arriving at New York’s JFK Airport cradling her three-month-old...

Lawyer Wins Top UN Award for Aiding Boat People

A Maltese lawyer who has fought for the rights of boat people fleeing across the Mediterranean Sea, including victims of trauma or torture and...

Bottle Makes Dirty Water Drinkable

"The way fresh water is supplied to disaster-hit regions could be revolutionized with a bottle that makes foul-smelling water drinkable in seconds — possibly...

Palestinian Teens Find Relief in UN Youth Centers

With border closures and increased poverty undermining the ability of Palestinian teenagers to get a good education and enjoy their time off, the value...
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Ice Cream for Darfur

Who would have thought that by eating ice cream you could help change the world? But today you can. Taggarts Ice Cream Parlor, a local...

Jordan’s Queen Rania Says Banking to Poor Yields Returns

Jordan's Queen Rania believes that offering banking services to the world's poor yields wide social benefits and launched a new microcredit campaign Wednesday, with...

‘Ocean’s’ Celebs Raise $9.2 Million for Darfur at Cannes

"Ocean's 13" stars George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Don Cheadle, in glamorous Cannes for the latest in the series of blockbuster heist...

Jolie-Pitt Foundation Donates $1M in Darfur

Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie and actor Brad Pitt have donated $1 million towards the humanitarian effort assisting millions of people affected by the crisis...
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Tortured Congolese Mom Wins America’s Hometown Hero Award and New Car

In 1998, Rose Mapendo was sitting on the concrete floor of a Congolese prison cell summoning up every ounce of courage, strength and intellect...

Women Cycle Around the Middle East, for Peace

249 female cyclists from 30 countries, both Western and Arab, began peddling for peace in northern Syria on April 7 in the third annual...