At StandProud, a center for youth with physical disabilities, a 15-year old with polio learns to walk. Others play soccer for the first time.
Chiku Lwambo, dancer, director and choreographer, speaks about the power of dance to affect change in Congo. Together with his twin Chito he has formed a revolutionary dance company called Busara.
A program in eastern Congo called PJB or Promote Youth Basketball attracts 600 youth, ages 5 to 25. "You play hard, you work hard," says its founder Dario Merlo. "You also learn to be a 'good guy.'"
One of the biggest challenges facing cash transfers in Malawi is deciding who is poor enough to get the money.
In the face of chronic shortages of medicines and personnel, healthcare workers in Malawi's public sector struggle to provide quality care.
Government officials say the construction of a hydroelectric dam in western Panama is necessary to address a national electricity emergency, but local residents say they won’t benefit.
Members of Panama’s largest indigenous group, the Ngäbe-Buglé, block the country’s main roadway to protest mining and hydroelectric projects.
India's junior doctors are a volatile group. When the idealism they gained in med school collides with the cruel facts of working in neglected public hospitals, combustion occurs. This is their story.
A terrorist attack in February 2013 alerted Hyderabad to the desperate condition of Osmania General, but four months later it is still business as usual for the understaffed, underfunded hospital.
There has been an enormous outpouring of aid to Haiti, but how much impact is it actually making?