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Dr. Parveez Ubed
February 19, 2015
I graduated from the Government Medical College in Guwahati (Assam) in the summer of 2007 as an ophthalmologist. I was confident that I would...
Alexandra Endara
February 5, 2015
Once a week, Don Francisco, a coffee grower in rural Bolivia, travels by foot for 50kms to the closest town, so that he can use the only computer...
Rania Salah Seddik
November 3, 2014
My father was a pharmacist in Giza, Egypt, with a number of pharmacies dotted throughout the city.
Blythe Nicole Kladney
October 17, 2014
Afsar Ali and the five members of his family live in a cramped two bedroom apartment in Patna, the largest city in India’s poorest region of...
Otaviano Canuto
June 10, 2014
Otaviano Canuto and Philip Schellekens*
Dr. Shelly Batra
May 28, 2014
Back in the 1970s, I was a medical student ready to take on the world. We had a student exchange program, where students from across the world...
Cristina Navarrete Moreno
May 13, 2014
One year ago, Kumar began renting out 40 Selco solar-powered batteries to the people living in his slum community in the heart of Bangalore.
Carolyn Marie Florey
May 10, 2014
Meeting Sister Rosie, I quickly realized she is a force. Her infectious smile, empathetic eyes, and fierce determination makes her presence known...
Blythe Nicole Kladney
May 7, 2014
In the early 2000’s Frank Daller and Brian Harrington were a world away from each other. Despite this, they had seemingly simultaneous...