For the First Time, Sri Lankan Plantation Workers Have Their Own Addresses and, Some Say, More Dignity
Generations of estate workers on this tiny island nation have lived without a way to directly receive mail via the postal service, a basic service the workers say is key to their identity. An effort by a local organization has brought street names and house numbers to thousands of those workers, but many more people still live without addresses.
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Small Steps, Big Change: Communities Take Food Sovereignty Into Their Own Hands
Families, neighborhoods and villages around the world are pulling out of global food systems to grow their own in an effort to protect themselves from volatile politics and prices. Environmental challenges including seasonal droughts and climate change are ongoing problems, but the people who control their own food supplies say the risk is worth it for independence.
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