Young Karl Vekins was just 16 when he skipped school for the adventure of a lifetime on-board Ireland’s first major aid mission to a famine and war-torn region in Africa.
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The UN General Assembly launches the new sustainable development goals this week. What can we hope for them to achieve?
Emma Flaherty is Concern Worldwide’s field coordinator in Bentiu, South Sudan. Here, she tells us what it is like being an aid worker in a war zone.
Music is being used to educate people about important issues in the world’s poorest countries. In some cases, lyrics carry critical messages that can be the difference between life and death.