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The Difference a Birth Certificate Makes
By Maureen Siele, ChildFund Kenya | Apr 26, 2017

A birth certificate is a lifelong passport for many rights. Without it, one cannot access public education, health care and even legal systems.

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Yuri’s Bakery
By ChildFund Guatemala | Mar 21, 2017

Yuri, age 23, lives with her grandmother almost 15 miles from the nearest town in Guatemala. After dropping out of school, Yuri was recently able to take up her studies again, and she is now in her third year of high school. Every Saturday, she rides the bus an hour each way to the main town for class.

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Cultivating a Craft: Youth Entrepreneurship in Honduras
By Gabriela Villeda, ChildFund Honduras | Mar 21, 2017

Wilson is a crafty young man from Honduras, and his mind is full of fresh ideas to earn income for his family. With his own hands, Wilson produces ready-to-use table lamps: He prepares the electrical connection, builds the structure and decorates each piece in an interesting and unique way. And while he has the skill and creativity to make the lamps, he didn’t always know much about running a business — until he was selected to participate in entrepreneurship training.

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Promoting Youth Entrepreneurship in Rural Ecuador
By Veronica Travez, ChildFund Ecuador | Mar 21, 2017

In the foothills of the volcano, in the Imbabura province of Ecuador, there is a large population of young women and men who do not have access to opportunities for quality education or employment.

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Protected Beginnings: Joy in Kenya
By Maureen Siele, ChildFund Kenya | Feb 21, 2017

In the heart of the sprawling Viwandani slums in Nairobi lives Joy, a bubbly 3-year-old girl, with her mother, father and three siblings. Were it not for the interventions of the Local Area Advisory Committee on Child Protection, Joy might not be alive today.

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