Economic Development

1/4/16

A Pound Is Better Than a Groom

Sherihan is 24 years old and lives in the village of Abou Awad with her mother, father and four siblings. Sherihan graduated from a technical secondary school, but all of her siblings are students at different academic levels, and because of this, there are many expenses.

12/21/15

Gifts of Lasting Change

By saving pennies a day, girls in Kenya’s largest slum fulfill a new season of promise and possibility.

12/3/15

Enhancing Community Resilience in Malawi Provides a 2,900% Return On Investment

A recent study of Village Savings and Loans Associations in the Enhancing Community Resilience Project in Malawi provides a 2,900% return on investment.  The external evaluator estimates that for every $1 invested in VSLAs,

11/13/15

Adding Value to Value Chains: Unlocking the Poverty-Fighting Potential of Value Chains

We’ve identified four major issues we think need to be addressed in order to enable more poor people to participate effectively and sustainably in market systems and value chains, enabling them to work their way out of poverty.

11/11/15

Banks have a $380 Billion market opportunity in Financial Inclusion, Accenture and CARE Study Find

Report makes recommendations for how banks can make financial inclusion more viable

9/23/15

Today's CARE Package: Virginia's Story

The original CARE Package© was created in 1945 to provide desperately needed food to survivors of war-torn Europe.

Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping communities grow and sustain nutritious food in some of the most challenging environments in the world.

9/23/15

Todays CARE Package Contains Assurance During Medical Emergencies

One of the original CARE Packages© was a midwifery kit.

Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping women prepare for medical and other emergencies.

7/20/15

ENSURE Women's Empowerment, Nutrition, Market Access, and Resilience

As part of the ENSURE project [Enhancing Nutrition, Scaling Up Resilience and Enterprise], funded by USAID's Food For Peace Program, CARE works with World Vision in Zimbabwe to improve nutrition, market access, and resilience for women in 3 districts.

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