This project brief covers the DFID-funded Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) project led by CARE in Somalia, the Somali Girls Education...
Everything has Changed
People of north-eastern Ethiopia say they have never experienced conditions as extreme as the current drought caused by El Niño.
Massive Malnutrition in Ethiopia
Over 10 million people in Ethiopia are in need of emergency food assistance because of the extreme drought caused by the global weather phenomenon El Niño.
Responding to Crisis
Liz McLaughlin, Executive Director of CARE's Foundation Unit, traveled to the Horn of Africa in 2011 to see CARE's response to this massive emergency. She captured her journey on camera.
Fighting Poverty & Drought with Honeybees
Nuriya, an Ethiopian mother of six children, has been able to make ends meet on her own since her husband passed away 11 years ago. By farming bees, a trade usually engaged by men, Nuriya is able to provide for her family.
CARE has been providing emergency relief and lifesaving assistance to the Somali people since 1981. Our main program activities since then have included projects in water and sanitation, sustainable pastoralist activities, civil society and media development, small-scale enterprise development, primary school education, teacher training, adult literacy and vocational training. We work in partnership with Somali and international aid agencies, civil society leaders and local authorities.
CARE Somalia is currently operational in the northern regions of Puntland and Somaliland.
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A Changing World
For centuries, many in the Horn of Africa have depended on animal herding for their survival. But this traditional nomadic lifestyle has been under threat from soaring populations and a changing climate.
Horn of Africa Hunger
While conditions have improved since a catastrophic drought struck this region in 2011, acute malnutrition rates remain high and millions still teeter on the brink of food insecurity.