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Mining in Rwanda

Breaking mining myths in Rwanda

December 4, 2014
In countries around the world, the extraction of minerals plays a vital role in supporting local communities and individuals. Mineral resources are finite and non-renewable, but mining can be...
Hiking to Ethiopia gold mine

Difficult places

November 6, 2014
Pact works in some of the most difficult places in the world. I’ve heard that statement many times since joining Pact six months ago. This week, I experienced it firsthand. Amidst the Senine...

Hanging by a thread: Fighting child labor in Colombia

October 29, 2014
More than 5,000 children work in mining in Colombia. With our local partners, Pact is combating child labor in mining.

Power YouthAlly: Empowering Thailand’s youth for a better tomorrow

October 29, 2014
“I am motivated. After the project and the training, I was inspired to want to open my own business."

Yekokeb Berhan program for highly vulnerable children

October 29, 2014
The Yekokeb Berhan program works to ensure children who are highly vulnerable due to HIV and AIDS, and their families, can access quality services and are empowered to lead healthy, productive lives.
Myanmar

A confident future

September 30, 2014
Daw Khin Nuand and her husband struggled to support their family in Ah Shey Ka Paing Village in Myanmar despite working two jobs. Daw Khin ran a small snack shop, while her husband worked as a day...

Pact, partners unite at 2014 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

September 22, 2014
Today, Pact and its partners, Chevron and The Coca-Cola Company and its Foundation, announced a $7 million Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to empower 66,800 women in six regions across...
Niyas in Ukrain

Helping a champion bodybuilder realize his dream

August 11, 2014
Last year, Niyas Izmaylov raised as much money in two days online as he had amassed over two months soliciting friends. His story—the story of a champion bodybuilder with cerebral palsy who wanted...

Improved mining practices betters lives and incomes of local artisanal miners

July 25, 2014
Four years after the introduction of new rules for the regulation of tin, tantalum, and tungsten mineral supply chains from Central Africa, nearly 700 mines in the Great Lakes Region of Africa are...
miner, Burundi, Pact, ITSCI, conflict-free, Africa

Improving mineral sourcing in Burundi

July 16, 2014
In May 2014, Burundi became the third country in the African Great Lakes Region to implement the internationally accepted iTSCi due diligence and mineral traceability system. iTSCi will be expanded...

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