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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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
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
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
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
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
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