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Likezo Nasilele and her husband, Chipopa Lyoni, with one of their four children in the courtyard of their home in rural Zambia. They were one of hundreds of families who received regular cash payouts as part of a government experiment. Nurith Aizenman/NPR hide caption

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Cash Aid Could Solve Poverty — But There's A Catch

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A fall armyworm — actually a caterpillar — takes a bite out of corn and other crops. Jayne Crozier/Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International hide caption

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It Came From The Americas — And It's Bad News For Africa

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Georgina Mamba's activism for people with disabilities brought her to the United States as one of 1,000 Mandela Washington Fellows under President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative. Kristin Adair/NPR hide caption

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Now in tenth grade, Mulando is already planning how to negotiate her tuition for 11th grade. She's also trying to figure out how to get to medical school. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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Can't Afford School? Girls Learn To Negotiate The Harvard Way: #15Girls

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Village chiefs, residents and government officials take to the streets to celebrate the Chienge district's accomplishment of bringing sanitation to every home. Mark Maseko/Courtesy of UNICEF Zambia hide caption

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