Under-Told Stories Project

Featured Stories

A sugar cane worker raises his blade with the sun behind him in El Salvador. Unripe coffee beans on a branch in El Salvador. The seweing floor of a garment factory in E lSalvador. Solar panel sits on a tin roof woman giving oral polio vaccine to boy Somali women wait with babies

Our Mission

The Under-Told Stories Project works to expand, sustain and improve coverage of the world outside America in broadcast, print and emerging new media outlets.  Our challenge is to direct American eyes to the daily concerns of far away people who increasingly affect our lives.  We hope to reawaken the generous curiosity of Americans   —our students in particular— about a world we can no longer ignore.

Recent Stories

Africa, Americas

Getting books from the U.S. feed these students’ love of reading

Books For Africa has sent more than 41 million books over the last 30 years to 53 different countries, where students say the variety of titles have made them enthusiastic readers. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.

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