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Impacting Poor People Around the World

Read the stories below to find out how.

Notes From the Field

Check out our blog for fresh dispatches from CARE’s workers on the ground.

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10/3/13

Rosie the Riveter Would Be Proud of Maria Ester Landa

First she learned to weld toys. Then jet engines. Then she helped put a country back together.

10/2/13

Naomi, a Champion Mother

Naomi lives in central Malawi. Here we say women like Naomi are born with a "man’s heart." She overcame much adversity in her life and uses that horrible situation to inspire...

10/2/13

India: Microfinance Movement Tackles Poverty, Empowers Women

“We might not know much about the world, but we understand our rights,” says Anasuyamma, president of a 12-member women’s group in the small Indian village of Dharmajipet...

10/2/13

Empowering Girls to Learn and Lead

The Power to Lead Alliance (PTLA) aimed to create, strengthen, and scale-up diverse leadership opportunities for girls in six countries [Egypt, Honduras, India, Malawi,...

10/2/13

The Real Story on the Life of Brender Mukamana

The following story is told by the child of a CARE project participant, a refugee who lives in Rwanda’s Umutara province, an area with a persistent hunger problem. 

10/2/13

“Be a Man!”

The Yugoslavian Wars of 1991-2001 were based on national and ethnic tensions that resulted in numerous cases of gender-based violence , including mass rapes of women and...

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