One Syrian Refugee Girl's Hope

by Razan, 20-year-old Syrian refugee girl living in Jordan: I remember this time last year well. I was in Syria, and I was happy. This might sound strange, I know. 


“Be a Man!”

The Yugoslavian Wars of 1991-2001 were based on national and ethnic tensions that resulted in numerous cases of gender-based violence, including mass rapes of women and sexual abuse against men and boys in prison camps.


Empowering Youth

Jacqueline Ntunzwenimana, 21, is a seamstress who operates her business out of her home in Musaga, Burundi.


Rosie the Riveter Would Be Proud of Maria Ester Landa

First she learned to weld toys. Then jet engines. Then she helped put a country back together.


Marie-Goreth's Mission

Marie-Goreth, 18, has never been to school. She cannot read or write. She wakes in the morning to walk almost one hour to a field where her family grows rice and sweet potatoes.


A Story of Progress

The picturesque farming village of Koromasilaia, Sierra Leone, is surrounded by trees and farmland.


The Best CARE Story I’ve Found Is One No One Could Tell Me

I work for the Atlanta-headquartered humanitarian organization CARE. My job title is “Staff Writer” but, in reality, I’m as much of a finder as I am a writer.


The Real Story on the Life of Brender Mukamana

The following story is told by the child of a CARE project participant, a refugee who lives in Rwanda’s Umutara province, an area with a persistent hunger problem.