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Solar-powered water breeds life in the Turkmenistan desert

In a Turkmenistan desert, renovating a water system and bringing in solar energy aims to bring the livestock back to a new landscape.  


Going the distance

Dmitry Kuzuk is a racer, gym manager and disability rights activist in Bender, Transnistria region of the Republic of Moldova.  


30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, how far have Eastern Europe's youth come?

Born in an age of uncertainty, young people in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Ukraine and Georgia reflect on patriotism, freedom and opportunity.  


Montenegro gives progress the green light

In Montenegro, small actions taken by individuals and supported by UNDP, are helping to temper development with environmentally-friendly solutions.  


New language, new life: A Syrian woman makes home in Turkey

After being displaced by the war in Syria, Alaa finds learning a new language the key to making a new home in Turkey.  


Making jewellery, making friends

In Kosovo*, reviving the filigree tradition from the past not only preserves cultural heritage but opens new job possibilities.  


Two sisters coding for a better world

Two sisters take on the tech movement in Uzbekistan with their Down Syndrome support app.  


Relief for women on both sides of the law

Filing for alimony in Uzbekistan often meant long and costly trips to courts, months of waiting and emotional strain. Now, a new digital court system is changing that.  


In Belarus, a synagogue spurs a town's rebirth

In its heyday, Bobruisk had 50,000 Jewish residents & 42 synagogues. Now there's only 1. Enter a rabbi with a mission: to revive its Jewish heritage and bring business back. Can he succeed?  


No one carries water in this Uzbek village...anymore

Suffering from an outdated water system in disrepair, a village in Uzbekistan found a sustainable solution to accessing safe drinking water.  

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