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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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Notes From the Field

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5/17/13

“My daughter returns from far away, a true miracle.”

"My daughter returns from far away, a true miracle," repeats Adama Issaka without ceasing. She caresses and holds her daughter Firdaoussou tightly. They look each other in...

1/11/13

Haiti Earthquake: Thanks to a CARE Microsavings Program, Mireille Is on the Road to Financial Stability

Interview conducted by David Rochkind Milton, Haiti (January 2013) – Three years ago, a massive earthquake destroyed Mireille Henry’s home in Haiti, killing her mother and...

1/11/13

Crisis in DRC: In South Masisi, People Speak of Hunger and Despair

On December 15, a CARE team returned from an evaluation mission to South Masisi territory in the North Kivu Province of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ’” the first one to...

9/16/12

Rajiya's Story: "I am fallen, but learned to rise"

My name is Rajiya and I am one among the millions of woman who are deprived of basic human rights and still struggling to find a space for ourselves in society. 

3/30/12

The Women of Maijanjaré

The thick calloused soles of the feet of the women with whom I sat in the tiny village of Maijanjaré in Niger, seven hours by road away from the capital Niamey, tell their...

11/17/11

Fanta’s Story: Playing Her Part to Improve the Lives of Others

Fanta Bangura is 17 years old and grew up in Yiben, a rural community in the Koinadugu district. Early in her marriage, she moved to Freetown with her husband and shortly...

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