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This Saturday, the youth will march

Jasmine Huggins | July 18, 2018

This week, young people from all around the United States will descend upon the nation’s capital to express concern for the planet and call for urgent climate action.  They will speak to the Congressional representatives on Lobby Day on Thursday and build creative and artistic expressions on Friday.  Then on Saturday, they’ll march. Many will […]

Cash for Work Opens Up Opportunities for Youths in Kenya

Caleb Wafula | July 13, 2018

According to Worldometers, Kenya’s total population is currently estimated to be 50.9 million with the median age being a young 19.2 years. The 2009 national census found that out of a population of approximately 38 million people, youth (15-35 years) and children (0-14 years) constitute 78% of the total country population. This youth bulge creates […]

Walking for clean water

Erin Luchenbill | July 2, 2018

It had rained all morning, so we were delighted that the rain stopped in time for the Agawam/West Springfield, MA CROP Hunger Walk this spring. It was in the upper 40s, but we stayed fairly warm during the three-mile walk along puddle-filled sidewalks. Our three-year-old enjoyed being pushed in the stroller over the water puddles […]

A message from the new chair of the CWS Japan Board of Directors

Rajib Shaw | June 20, 2018

It has been more than seven years since CWS Japan reopened* after the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Since 2011, the CWS Japan team, along with its partners, have tirelessly worked with different stakeholders to ensure the best outputs from each and every initiative. CWS Japan has not only worked in response to the […]

Problems don’t just happen “somewhere else”

Nguyen Thi Hai Yen and Ngo Quoc Dung |

“It was a great event that our school had. So many student parents, both dads or moms, joined … and even some grandparents, too. The feedback from them is also good, and it shows an increasing interest of the community on the issues, I think.” Luong Thi Hong is Deputy Head Teacher of the primary school in […]