Watch a preview of A Closer Walk’s premiere episode: The Roma (Albania). For centuries the Roma have suffered discrimination, inequality, and abject poverty. Derogatively labeled “gypsies,” these people struggle for…

When the Soviet Union collapsed, the stability of Moldova toppled with it, causing the economy to fall and crime and unemployment to rise. Through it all, the children suffered most….

Displaced families in the Karen hill regions of Thailand are susceptible to one of the most insidious effects of poverty: human trafficking. Young girls are offered lucrative jobs with cash…

When impoverished communities lack access to basic medical care, it is often necessary to bring the care to them. But when they live in remote outposts scattered along the largest…

Vanuatu is a tropical island chain comprised of white sand beaches, stunning sunsets, and lush foliage. But underneath the beauty is the tragedy of water-borne diseases, some of which are…

In the Philippines, fishing is more than a hobby or even a job. It is hand-to-mouth subsistence. Any disruption to this livelihood puts a strain on the already slim wallets…

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