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Water – “It's something I cannot believe”

Bolivia is located in the center of South America and is rich in natural beauty and culture, but it is one of the poorest countries on the planet. More than 2.5 million Bolivians do not have access to potable water services and another 5 million lack sanitation services.  The government …

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Threads in my Tapestry – Guest Blog Post

When you hear someone say, “I went to Mexico.” What comes to mind? Cruise ships. A picturesque vista. Palm trees. Fruity beverages. Oh, and tropical weather. Yes, all the vacation-y things. You typically don’t imagine your days south of the border to be serenaded by birds and your freezing cold …

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Shout out to Kenya Village Health Workers on World Health Day

Can a rural Kenyan community of thousands of people not living in close proximity take an active role in their health and health-related development issues? The answer is YES if they have a stellar rural community health worker program… and the Kenya government knows that. They recognize that good health …

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CHOICE Humanitarian Working on Peru Flood Relief

In the past three months, heavy rain has caused severe flooding across South America. This flooding has caused extraordinary damage to towns and villages in Peru, where they have received over 60 inches of rain, overflowing rivers and destroying vital water, waste, and transportation infrastructure.  CHOICE Peru was established in …

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CHOICE Humanitarian partners with Microsoft Edge to launch Accent digital literacy tool

Choice Humanitarian in partnership with Microsoft Edge, develop a browser-based literacy solution for women in Guatemala. Extreme poverty is multidimensional and measured beyond income. Some of the additional indicators reflecting acute deprivations are with respect to health, education, and standard of living. But, we know when a community focuses on literacy; …

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Peru Flood Victims Needing Donations of Materials Goods – Accepted this Week

Shipping Charity International in partnership with XPO Logistics Global Forwarding has donated a shipping container to be sent to Peru. We’d love your help filling the container!   While the flooding in Peru has stopped, relief efforts in the region are far from finished. The CHOICE Peru team has been …

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Happy Labor Day Guatemala

International Labor Day is celebrated around the world and Guatemala is no exception. This day commemorates the struggle of workers to enforce their labor rights. Thanks to these struggles today workers have fair working conditions. However, there are sectors that continue to fight for job opportunities that allow them to …

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Happy Mother's Day María Isabel Silva

Maria raises and sells ducks to support her family. Maria became a mom at 16 years old. She speaks of the discrimination due to being pregnant at such a young age. However, despite the suffering and the financial problems her husband Elmer have a strong marriage.  “Sometimes my husband does …

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Guatemala Celebrates World Environment Day

The United Nations has established June 5 as World Environment Day. Guatemala is a country with a great diversity of climates, landscapes, soils and ecosystems. The Guatemalan biodiversity is distributed throughout the country with 34% of the national territory being covered by forest area, but this has been affected in …

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