Economic Development

12/10/14

Empowering Women Through VSLAs in Cambodia

Ms. Seam Mak, 39-year-old, was born in Prang village, Koh Kong province and currently, she has living in Kompong Sdam village, Chrouy Svay commune, Sre Ambel district, Koh Kong province when she got married.

12/1/14

NY Times: An Inclusive Emerging Economy, with Africa in the Lead

Some of the world’s fastest growing economies are in Africa, and one emerging economic growth solution can be attributed to village savings and loan associations (VSLA), an economic solution founded by CARE in Niger in 1991.

11/25/14

Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Travels with CARE to See Better Solutions to Women’s Health in Cambodia

Members of Congress witness how strong health systems create healthy, self-sufficient moms and families

11/3/14

"Tonight I'm making a vegetable stir fry, thanks to Kore Lavi."

In October 2013, the USAID FFP funded Kore Lavi program was launched to support a Government of Haiti led social safety net to improve access to food and nutrition for the most vulnerable households in Haiti.

9/25/14

CARE Village Savings and Loan Associations Surpass 4 Million Members

Microfinance groups first developed by CARE in 1991 featured in new book by Pulitzer Prize-winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

7/22/14

Venus Williams Teams with CARE; Invites Fans to Help Empower Young Women in Africa

Tennis star launches a campaign with Join My Village to provide expanded education opportunities for young women in Africa; challenges her fans around the world to help 

6/19/14

Dedication, That’s All It Takes

“If you have the right aspiration and devotion towards what you want to achieve in life, I guarantee that you will reach it at some point in time!”  

6/19/14

Standing up for a Livelihood

Crippled from birth, Viliazee Claudine’s life has always been a challenging one.  In her village of Ankilimitraha in the southern part of Madagascar, others have always put her down.

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