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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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1/4/16

Rehema and Her Solar Lamp

In the small village of Maboleo in northeastern Tanzania, Rehema Sharia is a 13-year-old girl living with her grandmother. Like many young girls, she dreams of becoming a...

1/4/16

A Pound Is Better Than a Groom

Sherihan is 24 years old and lives in the village of Abou Awad with her mother, father and four siblings. Sherihan graduated from a technical secondary school, but all of her...

1/4/16

'Yes, school reintegration is possible when you get money'

My name is Odette Nizeyimana. I’m 18 years old and come from a poor family, where finding food was sometimes difficult. Unlike many parents who think it is unnecessary to...

1/4/16

‘I Have Retrieved My Dream’

KL* is a 17-year-old Syrian adolescent who moved to Cairo after the war began in Syria. Like most Syrians who were forced to leave their homes under such circumstances, he...

1/4/16

Deviating from the Norm to Ensure Food Security

In a culture where the husband is usually expected to be the breadwinner for a household, Zerfu Mehari is a woman who has taken the lead and is working closely with her...

1/4/16

Dream Child Refugee

As CARE’s community development officer at Al-Azraq camp for Syrian refugees, this is my first experience working at such a camp. I have been shocked to witness the amount of...

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