Global Journalism with a Purpose

For much of the past year, TIME's World section--which covers news of happenings outside the U.S.--has been trying to develop stories designed to connect our readers with what they see in the magazine. The project began almost a year ago, when the magazine published a special report on amputees in Sierra Leone and coordinated with the International Rescue Committee so that readers could make donations to help the injured people they read about. It continued with stories that encouraged readers to assist Latin America's hurricane victims and, in the fall, a similar project to help children orphaned by AIDS in Zimbabwe....

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