ATLANTA (Nov. 25, 2014) - As efforts continue to contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, CARE is escalating its response to help prevent the spread of the virus across borders into Ivory Coast and Mali.
The smell of boiling bananas fills the air as Musu Sesay prepares banana cakes that she hopes her teenage daughter will be able sell for some desperately needed income. She worries about her daughter’s safety now that she has to sell the cakes to rowdy men in the neighborhood.
Ahmad is five years old. He is suffering from a serious diabetes condition. His hopeful brown eyes and his shy smile do not tell the full story.
Aisha had to flee her home and now lives in a camp in Syria. She gave birth to triplets a few months ago.
Humanitarian aid has saved lives of hundreds of thousands, yet more assistance needed for full recovery
CARE has reached more than 318,000 people with food, shelter and livelihood support. Women play powerful role to help families get back on their feet
Adjoua Martine Konan had heard people in this cocoa-farming region of Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) talk about the Ebola outbreak that was ravaging neighboring Liberia and Guinea. But Konan didn’t think the outbreak was real.
Reporter Jessie Van Berkel of the Herald-Tribune traveled to Jordan for two weeks in August as part of a fellowship with the International Center for Journalists funded by the U.S. State Department’s Professional Fellows Program.