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Inspired by Field Visits

Inspired by Field Visits

Field visits are important for many reasons. They provide the opportunity to hear directly from those we are trying to help, as well as the opportunity to learn more from colleagues — many of whom serve in difficult and oft-times …

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A day to celebrate, a day to remember

A day to celebrate, a day to remember

Today is a day to celebrate, a day to remember. Mark this day in your calendar, mark this day in your heart.

At 16:00 this afternoon, 27 March 2014, the Peace Panels of the Government of the Republic of the …

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Still alive and kicking

Still alive and kicking

Several men were taking a few moments to rest after hours of back-breaking work, picking through the rubble of their destroyed homes in Guiuan, Eastern Samar. Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) had destroyed everything within sight just seven days …

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Brewing in Viet Nam

Brewing in Viet Nam

To make really good Vietnamese coffee, one must be both focused and patient. Pour some boiling water into an individual strainer containing ground coffee and sitting atop a cup, then cover. Wait a few moments, add a bit more water, …

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Golden Opportunity

Golden Opportunity

“We will be celebrating our golden wedding anniversary—50 years as a married couple—on 29 April. We want to use this occasion to help the people affected by the disaster in Iligan City. Is this possible?”

Background. On 16/17 December 2011, …

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Thanks, and thanks again.

Thanks, and thanks again.

Welcome to the enhanced CFSI website!  Long in the making, it represents a significant step forward vis-à-vis CFSI’s commitment to greater engagement with, as well as accountability to, its various publics.  Over the next couple of weeks, we will be …

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