The power of people

Nelson Mandela said, “Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.” Whoever you are, you are critical to the global movement for change.

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In Peru, local women take aim at dengue

When a town in Peru became a hotspot for dengue, a debilitating and sometimes deadly mosquito-borne disease, women stepped up and put an end to the outbreak.

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We are the people who live here

When the Peruvian village of Las Juntas joined forces with local authorities to reduce disaster risks, the impact was far-reaching.

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A precarious life

On a Peruvian mountainside, local people face down danger with knowledge, solidarity, and grit.

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