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NEPAL/ OPEN DEFECATION FREE

Chitwan district in Nepal celebrated becoming one of the first areas in the country to be declared 'Open Defecation Free', inching the entire country closer to its national goal by 2017. Open defecation is a major problem in Nepal. According UNICEF, only about 46 percent of Nepalese have latrines in their homes – and in [...]

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SOMALIA / REMITTANCES

Millions of people in the Horn of Africa nation Somalia rely on money sent from their relatives and friends abroad in order to survive. These remittances have been the lifeline for many in a country that is struggling to recover from its failed state status after two decades of civil war and conflict. But it [...]

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