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Even in the most remote of villages Niger, the familiar sound of a cell phone’s default ringtone can still interrupt a business meeting.

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Villagers didn't want a radio station, but the volunteer-run station launched in West Africa through the help of Catholic Relief Services has been broadcasting 10 years now.

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Women play a key role in coping with ongoing drought and famine in West Africa.

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Nata Ouedrago, who has three sets of twins, received help from Maranites of Holy Cross to cope with malnutrition in Burkina Faso. The...

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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Violence in Mali has created unexpected challenges to humanitarian efforts in neighboring West African countries.

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KAYA, Burkina Faso — Kaya Bishop Thomas Kaboré believes the greatest challenge facing his people is poor economic development. Drought and, consequently, famine have taken their toll on the region for years.

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Students at a primary school in Bouslin, Burkina Faso enjoy a quick break from regular lessons to interact with Catholic Relief Services staff....

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Zale Moumouni, 13, is one of 150 children at a small gold mining location in rural Burkina Faso, searching for a way to...

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  By day two, this group of three journalists (one is behind the camera) and four Catholic Relief Services staff already felt like family....

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A mother and her two daughters walk back to their village with firewood just outside Niamey, Niger Oct. 15. (J.D. Long-Garcia/CATHOLIC SUN) I don't...

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