IRC in the News
In the late 2000s, the International Rescue Committee's Phoenix chapter was seeing increased numbers of refugee families from around the world with babies on the way. Many of those babies were being born at low body weights and growing more slowly than their peers.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, a network of village savings and loans associations has been helping women start up their own businesses.
While the groups receive training and technical assistance from an international charity, all the money they work with comes from their own pockets.