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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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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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3/26/15

Vanuatu: “If people overseas can help us, we really need it.”

After a bumpy four-hour journey across the mountainous island of Tanna, our truck pulls in to a small clinic, deep in the bush under the shadow of Read More

3/12/15

Getting the voices of women from disaster-affected communities into the UN World Humanitarian

Every year, hundreds of women’s rights activists come to New York to lobby governments in the United Nations on gender equality during the annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). This year Read More

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3/12/15

UN Commission on the Status of Women

Strong voices unite to call for gender equality and climate action.


 I am proud to be with our CARE International delegation together with over 9,000 participants from Read More

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3/10/15

Anastacia Makes Things Happen

International Women’s Day might be my favorite day of the year. It gives me a chance to reflect on all of the amazing women that I get to work with every day.


 This isn’t just Read More

3/8/15

Tanzania: Happy International Women's Day

All around the world, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. The theme for 2015 is ‘Make it Happen’ and it Read More

Afghanistan Avalanche: "How do I feed my children?" image 1
3/6/15

Afghanistan Avalanche: "How do I feed my children?"

The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan is worsening as at least 30,000 people are affected by heavy snowfalls, rains and avalanches. 


 While many houses have already been Read More

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3/6/15

I Am Powerful

I had the idea of photographing various refugee and Jordanian women for the International Women’s Day while holding a sign that read: “I Am Powerful.”


 A task that proved to me Read More

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