April 16, 2014 / Untold Stories
Aaron Ross, Rijasolo
What happens to an aid-dependent country when the tap suddenly runs dry? See for yourself, as Aaron Ross and Rijasolo hit the road in Madagascar.
Image by David Rochkind. Vietnam, 2014.
April 15, 2014 /
David Rochkind, Jens Erik Gould
Vietnam has less than 30 percent of the funding needed to fight tuberculosis. Only able to finance the most basic treatment programs, the country may soon be faced with the spread of a drug-resistant
April 14, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jens Erik Gould, David Rochkind
In Vietnam, the greatest challenge to fighting TB is finding the people in need of diagnosis before they spread the disease to others.
September 12, 2013
Mellissa Fung
What will happen to the progress that’s been made in education and women’s rights in Afghanistan? It’s a legacy NGOs have spent millions building. And many Afghans worry it's what is most at risk.
September 12, 2013 / The Walrus
Mellissa Fung
A journalist returns to the fragile country five years after she was kidnapped. What will happen after US troops pull out next year?
September 9, 2013
Tom Hundley
Last April, the world was shocked and outraged by the Rana Plaza disaster—a building collapse that claimed the lives of more than 1,200 garment workers in a Dhaka sweatshop. Has anything changed?
September 9, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
The second in a series of curated oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will have left Afghanistan.
September 5, 2013 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Miller
Jennifer Miller talks about Nepal's dental health crisis and an unlikely hero.
September 3, 2013
Tom Hundley
If Congress authorizes a punitive military strike against the regime of Bashar al-Assad, it will have consequences far beyond Syria’s borders.
September 3, 2013 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
When one college student decided to bridge the stark divide of Pakistani classrooms by creating a school for low-income kids, he did not anticipate such skepticism.
September 3, 2013 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Miller
In Nepal, myths abound about the consequences of dental treatment. People fear deafness and blindness. New mothers are routinely told not to brush their teeth for two months after giving birth.
September 1, 2013
Jennifer Miller
For 10 years, Laura Spero has provided badly needed dental care for 18,000 Nepalis, with the financial help of her childhood hometown, Bethesda, Md. The program is growing, but can it survive?
September 1, 2013 / The Washington Post
Jennifer Miller
Ten years ago Laura Spero decided to bring badly needed oral health care to remote Nepali villages. She had no idea what challenges lay ahead.

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