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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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Easing the burden of healthcare in South Sudan

But the country still needs more facilities, more medicines, and more medical supplies


Amar is a Stateless Child: A Visit with Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

I recently met a young child I’ll never forget. Her name is Amar. To me she represents both the tragedy and the hope of Syrian refugees who have fled their homes in search of...


Today's CARE Package: Virginia's Story

The original CARE Package© was created in 1945 to provide desperately needed food to survivors of war-torn Europe. Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping communities...


Todays CARE Package Contains Assurance During Medical Emergencies

One of the original CARE Packages© was a midwifery kit. Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping women prepare for medical and other emergencies.


Reflecting on The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Will We Know Their Names?

After I accepted my new role as president and CEO of CARE, my Aunt Betty, who is a very young 80, responded with delight and shared a story I had never heard before.


Syrian Refugee Crisis: I focus on surviving

Rami, 17, is fleeing from Syria to Germany. In Serbia, he talked to CARE-staff Ninja Taprogge about his journey, the war in his home country and his hopes for the future.