by Holly Frew, CARE USA
Life as a refugee is a life in waiting. They are safe from violence but their lives are on hold. They...
Small talk can be difficult with someone who lives in Yemen.
Questions about family often turn to dead relatives.
Talk about a bad...
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Chocolate as a Force for Change
What do you think about when you hear “cocoa”? Of course, chocolate comes to mind. Chocolate cake. Hot chocolate. Chocolate truffles. Whatever the cocoa or chocolate product, one thing is certain Read More
Nepal Earthquake: One Remote Mountain Community Builds Itself Back
In Banskhara village, north eastern Nepal, the only house left standing after the April 2015 earthquake was shopkeeper Binisha Tamamang’s home and shop. Made out of wood and corrugated iron it was Read More
Nepal’s Earthquake Babies
Childbirth is never an easy thing, especially not in the aftermath of a major earthquake that has destroyed your home, livelihood and health facilities. Add to this the facts that you are carrying Read More
Tomatoes Help Keep Nepalese Men at Home After Earthquake
37-year-old Som Bahadur Tamang studiously makes his way up and down the rows of young tomato seedlings; watering and de-weeding them with a tenderness and care not often seen. They are precious Read More
Nepal: Six Months After the Earthquake, Constructing New Shelter
Mirsi B.K from Mulpani village received various items including a hygiene kit, iron sheets and vegetable seeds from CARE. She plans to demolish her house and make a new one from the iron sheeting Read More
Dresses are more than fashion: How a simple act by local school management committees made school a reality
The start of a new school year often elicits excitement of seeing friends, new pens and notebooks, and even a fresh school uniform. However, for many students from poor households in Bangladesh, Read More
World Humanitarian Day: Being human means feeling the pain of others
Since my childhood, I have pursued a life of good health. I have enjoyed eating nourishing foods, playing sports, singing songs, writing and drawing. They are a part of my weekly routine. Each can Read More
World Humanitarian Day: Mohammad Speaks from Turkey
“Mohammad”*, 30, holds a leadership role in a CARE partner NGO working in Syria, but based in Turkey
When I was still living in Syria, I knew that my future would be in the Read More
Sleepless Nights in Yemen
Driving through the streets of Yemen’s capital of Sanaa, my heart is heavy and burdened. It was my first time returning to Yemen since the airstrikes began in March, and it is not the same country Read More
Displaced People in Northern Iraq: Giving Up is Not an Option
In August 2014, ten thousands of people fled their homes in Mount Sinjar to find safety in northern Iraq. A year later, they still remain in a foreign place. Jaqueline Dürre is CARE Project Read More