CARE in West Africa
In fiscal year 2013, we worked in 86 countries, supporting 927 humanitarian aid and development projects to reach more than 97 million people. We carried out programs in the following 11 countries throughout West Africa:
Latest News from West Africa
Crisis in the Sahel
The Sahel region is caught in a chronic food crisis with as many as 20 million people currently facing food insecurity.
Sharing Household Work: A Story from Mali
This is a story told to us by Ousmane Goulaka after he received training on gender and social transformation as part of CARE’s Pathways to Empowerment program in Mali. Pathways to Empowerment is based on the conviction that women farmers possess enormous potential to contribute to long-term food security for their families and substantially impact nutritional outcomes in sustainable ways.