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The Line of Goodness 1165: Help is just a phone call away

A hotline in the Transnistria region was established during Covid lockdowns to bridge people in need of food, medicines and other essentials with people willing to give them a hand.  


Green solutions energize conflict-affected communities in Armenia

In Armenia, green energy solutions help those displaced from the conflict and their host communities stay warm and save money.  


An app that detects mine suspected areas, not faces

A new mine awareness app is part of an initiative to make Bosnia and Herzegovina a mine-free and safe country for citizens and visitors.  


Wedding season hits a hitch in Kosovo*

A big share of the Kosovo economy revolves around the summertime return of the diaspora, halted by the pandemic.  


Frozen in time: a traditional Kyrgyz village struggles without tourists

With the pandemic hitting tourism hard, this village’s growing industry is struggling  


In Armenia, families brave the second wave - and an uncertain future

From the capital to the villages, take an intimate journey into the homes and lives of three families feeling the pandemic.  


In a Georgian settlement, one woman’s fight against an unsettling crisis

On the frontlines in this settlement for internally displaced people is a dentist trying to keep her patients and community healthy.  


Amidst lockdowns, rural life in Serbia turns sour

In rural Serbia, many make a living from dairy farming. But as prices for milk or cheese sharply fell, as did their market, and many families are hurting.  


A marvel of nature and hospitality in Georgia

With an economy largely dependent upon tourism, the current Coronavirus crisis has left Georgia particularly vulnerable. But can it use its stunning nature and boutique experiences to bounce back?  


The street that green built

A "green home" movement is sweeping Uzbekistan, with the government, banks, UNDP and GEF joining forces to usher in energy-efficient houses for all.  

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