Pakistan: Homes and crops destroyed by floods

People are urgently in need of shelter, clean water, and medical care following ongoing floods in southern Pakistan.

Early child marriage: "Maybe some day, but not today"

Legally Mukeshwari's marriage should never even have been possible. She was only 15 years old.

Families fighting cholera in Sierra Leone

Marie has just watched her grandson recover from cholera; now, for the first time in her long life, she is fighting the disease herself.

For girls, sports are more than ‘just a game’

“I’m young but I lead a group of 40 adult women in our village sports group,” says Neema, a young woman in Tanzania.

Does helping people adapt to climate change do any good?

Marginalised men and women in Ghana, Kenya and Niger are taking on the challenge of climate change.

How microloans in Uganda are giving orphans a brighter future

Rosemary improved her own life with help from microloans - and now she is putting something back into her community.

Providing water to save lives at Dadaab refugee camp

One of the most immediate needs for new refugees arriving at the huge Dadaab refugee camp is water.

"I am fending off drought threats – with bee keeping!"

The knowledge Mohamed gained from bee-keeping training has benefited the whole community as well as his family.