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The Dying Child

DRH 1970. By Humana People to People. A story of a bus group traveling in Asia, meeting 2 Afghan men with a child at a deserted roadside carrying the load of a very sick child - a desperate meeting posing the question why children die from hunger in the last half of the twentieth century. "Henning, shouldn't we take him along?" "Yes, let's do it. He is standing quite alone. Usually ten others will turn up when you stop." The desert and the unbelievable heat probably did much for the fact that we could not drive past the Kuchi, who...
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Millennium Development Goals report

From the website of United Nations, July 2012 Global partnership key to achieving Millennium Development Goals by 2015 – UN report 2 July 2012 – With three important targets on poverty, slums and water having been met, a new United Nations report stresses the need for a true global partnership to achieve the remaining Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the 2015 deadline. The 2012 MDG Report offers “the most comprehensive picture yet” on global progress towards the Goals, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said as he launched the report at the high-level segment of the annual session of the UN Economic and...
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The Millennium Development goals

The United Nations (UN) was founded by 51 member states in 1945 to “work for peace and development, based on principles of justice, human dignity and the well being of all people” 189 heads of state at the United Nations Millennium Summit in 2000 committed governments and intergovernmental institutions to focusing international economic and social cooperation on the achievement of 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. Click here to download the PDF
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Adopt, adapt and improve!

Adopt, adapt and improve One thing you can expect here at CICD, and when you are in Africa or India, is the unexpected! Making plans and trying by all means to follow through with them is an essential part of accomplishing something and reaching your goals ... and you will do a lot of that here. We always say that it is good to have a plan, and to have a plan B and even plan C! It is not at all unusual for unexpected things to happen in the course of the programme, so you will have to be...
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