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Syrian refugees in Jordan: Living in limbo

2/3/16

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...

Yemen – The crisis the world forgot

1/13/16

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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Women prepare their supper in northern Cameroon.
7/30/15

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

Milca opened a hairdressing business with help from a CARE savings group. (Photo by Job Mainye)
7/23/15

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

7/8/15

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

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.
7/6/15

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

6/26/15

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

Students in Haiti Wash Their Hands Before Lunch
6/22/15

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

6/18/15

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 Cooking School Lunch
6/18/15

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

Nan Iakou VSLA Distribution Ceremony
6/17/15

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

CARE Chefs on Tour: A Conversation with CARE Chef Ambassador Spike Mendelsohn and The Bachelor Farmer Head Chef Paul Berglund image 1
4/10/15

CARE Chefs on Tour: A Conversation with CARE Chef Ambassador Spike Mendelsohn and The Bachelor Farmer Head Chef Paul Berglund

MINNEAPOLIS April 7, 2015 – Chef Spike Mendelsohn, owner of Good Stuff Eatery, We, The Pizza and Béarnaise in Washington, DC, joined CARE in Minneapolis last week to Read More

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