With music, Timon Seibel gives the children a chance to express themselves and gain self-confidence. One heavy-metal band he manages recently won a grand prize in a contest.
Helvetas operates in 32 countries to address rural poverty, reaching some 3.6 million people last year. Its mission is personal to Rupa Mukerji, who works in the organization's Swiss hub.
Mother Teresa, known for her legacy of helping the 'poorest of the poor,' is slated to be named a saint on Sunday. But some say the time isn't right.
A wood-saving ceramic stove that doubles as a chicken brooder is raising incomes and reducing deforestation.
In Illinois, state officials said the hackers stole data from as many as 200,000 voter records.