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.
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One Year After the Exodus from Sinjar: Why Did I Survive?
A year ago, images of suffering kept the world in suspense. They showed people, especially Yazidis, Christians and other minority groups who were fleeing from their homes in the Sinjar area near Read More
Cameroon: Voices of Displacement
Life for many of the communities in the far north of Cameroon is one of constant fear and uncertainty. Thousands have been forced to flee for their lives after violent attacks by armed groups from Read More
Dear Mr. President, grow Africa’s economy by shrinking the gender gap
by Holly Frew
Milca lives in Kobodo, a small town in western Kenya close to where President Barack Obama’s father was born. Just 24, Milca, her husband and two small children Read More
Modern Agricultural Practices to Empower Farmers
Kabir Ekramul is a food security advisor for CARE. He has worked in many parts of the world on food security. In this blog he talks about ways that Nepal can progress and rebuild after the Read More
Inspired by the strength of those who have lost everything
Fatouma Zara Soumana is part of CARE’s Gender in Emergencies Team based in Niger. Here she talks about her job and how she balances travels and family life.
As an emergency manager Read More
South Sudan: The Grass under Fighting Elephants
“The leaders of our country can learn a lot from us. Bring them here – we can teach them how to make peace,” a tribal leader told me. He heads the peace committee in Twic East county, Jonglei Read More
Lunches Save Lives
The kids here wash their hands before lunch like they’re scrubbing in for surgery, washing up to the elbows, under the nails, and between the fingers. It makes sense: 13 kids in Rio Onde Latine Read More
Nepal Earthquake: The loss of much more than just a home
Earthquakes, perhaps more than any other type of disaster, are a shelter disaster. In Nepal this is more the case than any disaster I’ve known – but the effects of the earthquake are far from Read More
Jean Gislene is on the Move
Jean Gislene is a woman who is going places, and she’s taking her whole community with her. She’s got big plans to buy some more land (she was already able to purchase some—a big feat in a Read More
Little By Little
When’s the last time you threw a party to commemorate a withdrawal from your savings account? Composed a song to celebrate your banking system? Invited the whole community for drinks and dancing Read More