One family’s winding journey in search of safety from the conflict in Syria
Building with resilience: One year after Cyclone Dineo, CARE ensures better school structures for thousands of students
(MAPUTO, 5 April 2018) - Following the devastating impact of Cyclone Dineo in February 2017, CARE Mozambique, in cooperation with the government of Inhambane province, recently completed the rebuilding of 163 classrooms for more than 14,000 students.
The smell of spiced grilled meat leads to a spotless kitchen where several women are busy cooking local delicacies and mouth-watering desserts. As customers file in to pick up their orders or place new ones, Reda Sayadi tells with pride the story of her successful catering business.
On a hot and sunny day 15 years ago, Baraka Ali and her daughter Ramatou had a conversation under the century-old Baobab tree in their yard in Tchadoua, a village in southeastern Niger. Ramatou had just been told to drop out of school and get married after she passed her primary school exam.
WASHINGTON (Dec. 12, 2017) – The global poverty-fighting organization CARE will host a reception this evening in the nation’s capital to honor the progress made toward girls’ education in Afghanistan, where CARE has worked since 1961.
CARE was featured in the The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof’s annual “gifts with meaning” guide for this year’s holiday season.
When Maryam leaves her home in Yemen at 7 o’clock in the morning to fetch water, she waves at her friends who go to the school just next to her house. While walking for hours every day she dreams about one day becoming a teacher. Like 2 million children in Yemen she cannot go to school.
The barricaded compounds, innumerable security checks and corner-by-corner police presence are constant reminders of the violence that the people of Afghanistan live with every day. So it would be easy to grow pessimistic about the future of the country.