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The Peace Promise

Commitments to more effective synergies among peace, humanitarian and development actions in complex humanitarian situations The international community has in recent years been in a state of crisis...

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Chad

"Cord is preparing the future of all"

The emphasis in Chad remains on education, but following a season of torrential rains, some classrooms have been badly damaged or have collapsed. Funds have been made available for the rebuilding or...

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Myanmar

"Democracy brings responsibilities"

Since 2011, Myanmar has been praised by the international community for taking steps to a more open and democratic society. Progress has included the release of Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest and...

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How far would you go to secure your future?

We have continued to report on the incredible academic achievements of the Sudanese refugees in Chad. The standard has been incredible and our work is yielding real, measurable results. The final...

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Life without education doesn’t make sense

Imagine having to flee the genocide in your own country to a refugee camp with few resources. What would you do? How would you forge a life? For Mustapha Sinine Bara the choice was simple. Formerly a...

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Chad

International Women's Day in Chad - Madiya's story

In Bredjing refugee camp in Chad women from the camp, and those living nearby, celebrated International Women's Day on 8th March with sketches, songs, poems and a sack race that Cord organised...

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International Women's Day in Chad - Awatif's story

In Bredjing refugee camp in Chad women from the camp, and those living nearby, celebrated International Women's Day on 8th March with sketches, songs, poems and a sack race that Cord organised...

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Burundi

Funding keeps water work flowing in Burundi

Since 2008 we have helped communities construct over 550 springs which has had a huge impact. But still, nationally, only 55% of people in Burundi have access to clean water. New funding from UK Aid,...

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Burundi

Saving lives in Burundi with ten simple steps

Feredansi Niyonzima is saving lives by teaching her community how to avoid water borne diseases. She is one of 150 people, both men and women, who have trained as water committee members as part of...

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Burundi

Thérèse's gift to the community

Thursday, 13 September 2012 00:00 Thérèse Nahokamiye is a 60 year old widow from Burundi, still providing for three of her four children. Even though land is precious in the tiny country, Thérèse has...

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Solar cooker project in Chad is in full swing

Our latest behind the scene’s pictures show how, in Farchana refugee camp, a team of ten volunteers, refugees themselves, are putting together a proportion of the cookers needed in total as the...

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Burundi

Goats bring security in Burundi

A delivery of 1,400 goats in Burundi have brought with them agricultural and financial security for 700 of the most vulnerable families. Not bad for the humble goat! The goats have been distributed...

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