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Nochari, Nicaragua
To mark this month's UN International Day of Cooperatives, we take a look at the work of Christian Aid’s partner, Nochari, in Nicaragua
Flood warnings
Sian Curry reports from a flood warning training programme after in Honduras
Leandro's story
Having lost four of his thirteen children, what Leandro wants more than anything is to keep the rest of his children healthy. Hannah Richards reports
Adriana's story
Seven years ago, on April 15, 2001, when Adriana Chitula was just 13, soldiers entering her village in Angola caused her family to flee in separate directions
Forced at gunpoint
Earlier this year, four-year-old Pedro Jose was shot and injured by armed police as they forced his family from their home in order to tear it down
Memorial to murder victims
Idah Hadebe is in her late sixties and walks slowly with the help of a stick. The five bullets that once tore through her body were removed long ago, but the scars will always remain
Changing and saving lives
Marta Fernández was forced into becoming a sex worker at 15. Now at 49, with two children and two grandchildren, Marta is teaching sex workers in El Salvador how to protect themselves against HIV
Pedalling past hunger
Twelve-year-old Fankesi Zombeya from Malawi is delighted with his family’s treadle pump. 'You work it by pedalling fast and the water sprays out of the end of the pipe,’ he explains. His aunt hoses down the family’s third crop of maize and beans
Senegal 'I am just an African'
'To truly protect and secure the future for ourselves and our children it is essential to know how to protect and plant trees’ says Kisma Sylla, who attended a course run by Christian Aid's partner in Senegal, USE
Bolivia An underground movement
High up in the Bolivian Andes, an underground movement is quietly at work improving the lives of communities. This isn’t the success of a new left wing revolutionary group though, this is the power of the humble earth worm!