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A multipurpose cooperative is thriving in Manila's impoverished Smokey Mountain through recycling and other profitable enterprises.

A community-based outreach program works to prevent the spread of HIV along a major transport route in northwestern Cambodia.

Prabin Rokaya, cofounder of youth-led NGO Jagaran Nepal, talks about the critical role that young people can play in solving the country’s water problems.

Can solutions to Asia’s water problems come from its youth? ADB is partnering with young water leaders to help solve the region’s water challenges.

Student leaders from Philippine high schools gear up as eco-warriors to protect the endangered Coral Triangle, known as the Amazon of the Seas.