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Safe and Secure

Written by: Madalitso Banda

The bell rings. It’s 10:30 a.m., and it is school break time here at Wanyala Primary School, located in southeast Kasungu. Girls and boys are all running in two Read More


VSLA: The Game Changer

Written by: Madalitso Banda

Decades of experience have shown CARE that when you empower a woman or girl, she becomes a catalyst for change in her community. When you give her a chance to Read More


A 13-year-old Pioneering Positive Change

Written By: Sharon Panackal 

Seema grew up in a village far from the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in India, which has a below-average literacy rate. The village is Read More


Gaining Momentum

Written By: Madalitso Banda

CARE provides improved school facilities and increases access to secondary education for children, especially young girls. Management and staff of Santhe Read More


CARE, My Inspiration

Written By: Madalitso Banda

Selina Kamanga’s parents came from the Dowa district to Kasungu, Malawi, to work in the tobacco farms as tenants, back when tobacco was a high earning cash crop Read More


A 12-Year-Old Choosing Her Own Path

Written By: Sharon Panackal 

Sweta has had a hard life since childhood. Her father was an alcoholic who spent all his hard-earned money on drinks, and because he seldom paid school tuition Read More


Education: The Journey You Cannot Walk Alone

Written By: Madalitso Banda

The wind is blowing dust and leaves while birds whistle and sing songs of hope that soon, the rains will be falling. The farmers are busy preparing their gardens Read More


No More Fighting for Space

Written by: Priscilla Sogah

Grace sat on the right end of a wooden desk with three other students, leaving little space for each pupil. With a little push from Grace’s end, the last person Read More


Grooming Herself to Become a Police Inspector

Written By: Sharon Panackal

Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBVs) are upper primary government schools in India that focus on providing free education to girls from secluded and minority Read More


Healthier Homes

Written by: Priscilla Sogah

“You never worry once you know your family has enough food to keep healthy,” said Mercy Oduro, a 40-year-old community health volunteer, during a nutrition Read More