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When Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross in 1881, it helped Americans recover from natural disasters. Learn how its mission expanded — to the world.
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Learn how a $5 million loan from the new U.S. International Development Finance Corporation will help support women and boost food security in Kenya.
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