International Development And Relief: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

After decades of war, resignation has replaced hope for many young Afghans who have never seen peace.
The challenges of beating HIV/AIDS in Africa are enormous—but the spirit of its young people may be even greater. 
The 2004 tsunami that slammed South East Asia has all but disappeared from the headlines here, but in the year since a group of UBC students has been working quietly to help people in Aceh, Indonesia, rebuild their homes and lives.
This province of Indonesia felt the impact of the 2004 tsunami more than anywhere else on the planet. The good news? It has helped to wage peace in this war-torn region.
An exchange programme gives kids from Nairobi's slums and Maasai children a chance to teach each other about the different ways of life within their own country.
Anyone with a hammer and a shovel can start an international non-governmental organization, but you'll need more than just good intentions to make it work.
Former development studies student and District Six Records founder, Dave Guenette, has introduced North America to some of Africa's hottest musicians. It's not about charity: it's about music.
A youth project on the island of Zanzibar has young women in the community taking pictures. But what they are taking away from the project is infinitely more valuable.
For North Americans, witchcraft is the stuff of books and movies. But in Ghana, its existence is undisputed. The question is what to do about it.
A stove that can save lives and slow global warming? How the clean burning stove is doing just that.
Victims of violence on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are taking peace into their own hands.
How a young Canadian organized and funded his own journey to Pakistan where he volunteered in a refugee camp on the Afghan border.
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