Economic Development

12/7/16

Dreams Continued After Haiyan

LEYTE, PHILIPPINES – As the old saying goes, tough times don’t last; tough people do.

Annaliza Caindoc, a 32-year-old maker of herbal tea powder from Albuera in Leyte, had to drop out of school at a very young age and work to help her family.

12/7/16

Life After War Crisis Is Possible

MPANGA, RWANDA – It took 15 years for Gloria Kabagwira to get back to her native Rwanda, after fleeing the unrest in the mid-1990s.

12/7/16

Modernizing the Zanzibar Soap Market: Lulua and Hamisi’s Story

ZANZIBAR, TANZANIA – At the northern tip of Pemba, Zanzibar, the air is sweet with clove fragrance from farmers preparing their September spice harvests. Cloves rain from trees as farmers shake them loose from high branches, carpeting the ground with red buds.

9/28/16

56K Women Entrepreneurs Empowered Through CARE and H&M Foundation program

Investing in women's economic empowerment - a catalyst for positive change!

9/20/16

CARE Marks 25 Years of Village Savings & Loan Associations, Commits to Linking Women with Banks

ATLANTA (Sept. 20, 2016) — The poverty-fighting organization CARE announced a Commitment to Action today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting to link 500,000 women to formal financial services across Africa and parts of Asia by 2020.

7/20/16

Sowing Seeds of Change

Twenty five years ago, Moira Eknes from CARE Norway arrived in the Sahel desert to plant trees in a remote region of Niger, West Africa. She couldn’t have known just what seeds she would sow.

6/24/16

Village Savings and Loan Lend a Ray of Hope for North Kivu, DRC

A few years ago, life was not so good for Kavira* - a 32 year old mother of five children. They were living on their own after being abandoned by their father four years ago.

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