A CARE-authored article in the War and Trauma foundation that deals with the impacts of conflict on women's well-being and how working...
CARE’s programming in Uganda is in response to armed conflict, natural disasters and economic and social marginalization, mainly in rural areas of the country. We target vulnerable communities such as the extreme poor, internally displaced people, and women and children to provide assistance and opportunities for sustainable development.
With its unifying framework, CARE addresses the root causes of poverty by considering human conditions, social positions, and environment. In all strategic directions CARE’s programming is used to bring change in communities.
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I Have a Message for the Government
Florence Okello, 58, lives in Pader district, northern Uganda. She is a member of a CARE savings and loans group in her community, and an activist against gender-based violence.
In the developing world 84 percent of people have access to improved water sources, yet sustained access is a challenge. Many investments in safe water - with some estimates of more than $1 billion USD - have been effectively wasted as water points break down prematurely and are never fixed.