Projects

Launched November 13, 2018 Disha Shetty
Overshadowed by the Rohingya crisis, another event is unfolding along the Indo-Myanmar border. This is the story of fast-depleting rainforests in the world's second most populous country.
Launched November 13, 2018 Flaviana Sandoval
With Venezuela's organ procurement system in paralysis since 2017 and the public health infrastructure in disarray, patients have little or no access to organ transplants, and they face illness and even death.
Launched November 12, 2018 Anna Filipova
Permafrost in Greenland is melting rapidly. The soil is collapsing and affecting the infrastructure and ecosystem.
Launched November 8, 2018 Ayo Awokoya, Tobias Jones
Musa Touray was killed in a van collision that sent shockwaves around Italy. A migrant hailing from the Gambia, Musa worked as a farm hand tomato picker on the outskirts of San Severo.
Launched November 5, 2018 Victoria Mckenzie, Maye-e Wong
In remote villages of rural Alaska, Native women and girls who suffer high rates of sexual violence are frustrated by what they call an ongoing legacy of indifference from authorities.
Launched November 2, 2018 Liz Goodwin
America is exporting a different set of ideas to the world under the leadership of President Trump.
Launched November 2, 2018 Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
Centuries after the abolition of the slave trade, descendants of former and freed slaves in Southeastern Nigeria still face discrimination—but some activists are working to change that.
Launched November 1, 2018 Brian L. Frank, Justin Maxon
The “Visions of Justice” workshop immerses court involved youth in visual storytelling as a means to nurture self-expression, self-respect, and the exploration their ideas of freedom and justice.
Launched October 30, 2018 Andreea Campeanu, Patricia Huon
In South Sudan, the trauma of the war and the use of child soldiers is transmitted from one generation to another. But people are also finding ways to keep hope.
Launched October 29, 2018 Abigail Bekele
With the new changes to the adoption law in Ethiopia, the country has created a sense of community by caring for children who don't have parents to care for them.
Launched October 29, 2018 Julie De Meulemeester
A look into the causes and consequences of food insecurity in Canada’s Arctic, where access to food is closely connected to Inuit culture, identity, and health.
Launched October 26, 2018 Rayan Hindi, Frederick Bernas
A group of young ballerinas from one of the most violent favelas in Rio de Janeiro use dance to strive for a brighter future.
Launched October 26, 2018 Lauren Markham, Jose Cabezas
A feature for Politico Magazine about how US immigration policy plays out south of the border, specifically in El Salvador, and the impact of family separation on would-be migrants on the ground.
Launched October 22, 2018 Matt Kennard, Ismail Einashe
Africa has become the new locus of great power conflict in the 21st century. But this new proxy battle is centered in a tiny nation of just 943,000 people in the Horn of Africa called Djibouti.
Launched October 22, 2018 Laura Dixon, Mariana Palau
After the deal, the hard work: an investigation looking at the successes and failures of Colombia’s peace agreement with the FARC guerrilla group.
Launched October 19, 2018 Julia Canney
Twenty years on from the Good Friday Agreement, women are once again holding Northern Irish society together through community and outreach programs, all while continuing to deal with lack of sufficient funding to prevent a backslide into the conflict and sectarianism of The Troubles.
Launched October 16, 2018 Fredrick Mugira, Annika McGinnis
As world water shortages worsen, foreign companies are scooping up fertile land in the Nile River basin. But how are some of the world’s poorest countries affected? Water Journalists Africa reports.
Launched October 16, 2018 Roxanne Scott
Students at the University of Kentucky built a prototype wind turbine which they hope farmers in Nigeria could replicate to efficiently dry grains.
Launched October 16, 2018 Molly Knight Raskin
Can mental illness be treated in a country with just one psychiatrist for 4 million people? In Liberia, a pioneering program shows it's possible to tackle mental health issues with scant resources.
Launched October 16, 2018 Malcolm Brabant
As economic migrants and refugees continue their march towards Europe, Spain has replaced Italy as the main entry point to the EU. Malcolm Brabant examines the dynamics on both sides of the Straits of Gibraltar.
Launched October 15, 2018 Isabel Sophia Dieppa, Kari Lydersen
After suffering back-to-back hurricanes in 2017 and an ongoing fiscal crisis, Puerto Rico has seen a surge in foreclosures and abandoned property. How are Puerto Ricans' property rights being defended?
Launched October 15, 2018 Ana Maria Arevalo
In Venezuela, female imprisonment entails waiting for years—under cramped and deplorable conditions—before being tried and judged. Will these women ever be able to return to society?
Launched October 14, 2018 Sabrina Toppa
Will China's investment in Pakistan deliver the broad-based growth, prosperity, and jobs it promises? How will it reshape local politics, infrastructure, and the environment?
Launched October 12, 2018 Newsha Tavakolian
This project focuses on the nomadic communities of southern Iran whose pastoral lifestyle—and access to rangeland that such a lifestyle depends on—is threatened.