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Primary School Becoming Family Priority

Naomi, a 7-year old girl living in rural Sri Lanka, loves school! However, many children in Sri Lanka, especially those impoverished in rural villages, must drop out of school at a very young age.

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Rains & Floods in Pakistan

Late monsoon rains in northern Pakistan have washed away communities, devastated farmland, and brought the risk of a "super-flood" moving across the country, leaving millions of people potentially vulnerable

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Better Health Means Better Grades

A variety of reasons can keep children from attending school in developing nations. Wubshet and Habiba, GHNI National Leaders in Kenya, share how Ola Nagele villagers got their kids back in school and back on the top of their classes.

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4 Reasons Village Children in India Aren’t Educated

In India today, 4% of our children never start school. 58% don’t complete primary schools. And 90% don’t complete school. Sushil, National Leader for GHNI-India, leads a team of trainers who have faced these realities first hand.

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Out of the Rubble Comes Hope

GHNI leaders in China are excited to announce that they’ve officially accepted an invitation by villagers in the Sichuan Province to begin transformational development in not just one village, but a whole cluster of villages!

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Community Ownership Shines through Farms

Megaladi is a cluster of villages in eastern Ethiopia where GHNI leaders have been leading TCD, a process which takes the commitment of the whole community. Over two years we've found one village in this cluster which has stood out among the rest.

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Embracing Education in Nigeria

With 45% of Nigeria’s population consisting of children under the age of 15 years, education is critical to the development of this nation. Even so, 40% of children ages 6-11 years do not attend school.

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Inter-Tribal Leadership Models Unity

News of a new field leader in Kenya, brought to you by GHNI staff member, Jeff Power, offers a unique twist on unified leadership.

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Farmers Unite in “Kerja Bakti”

We all know that three strands braided together are stronger than one strand by itself. Paul, GHNI National Leader in Indonesia shares how these farmers prove that strength is in numbers.

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Syrian Children Missing Critical Learning Stages

When increasing violence gave families no choice but to leave their homes to seek safety, the future became suddenly unclear. School aged children will likely reap the most far reaching consequences of this awful conflict.

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Compassion Builds Bridges for Hope

In this guest post from Monique Newman, a GHNI volunteer, you will travel to Jordan alongside her group from California. She found personally visiting and seeing the life-transforming power of compassion a compelling enterprise.

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The Joys of Electricity!

Villagers have been working really hard to pool their resources to bring electricity to their village. GHNI’s National Leader for Myanmar, Solomon, invites you to join in on their celebration of this completed project.

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