Girls' Education


Ana Becomes a Leader

Ana Cecilia Cortez, 14, comes from humble beginnings. The ninth-grader is the youngest of five children and the only girl in a family that farms corn, vegetables and coffee. Her tight-knit family nearly broke apart a few years ago when their house caught fire.


The Long Road to School in Cambodia

Bouvanna Nhem crosses a river during her 8-mile hike to school. Arriving late and out of breath, it’s hard to concentrate in class. Making the long trek each day wears her out.


Actress Amy Brenneman Visits CARE Projects in Peru

Actress Amy Brenneman, most recently the star of ABC’s Private Practice, visited several CARE maternal health and child nutrition programs in Peru in late 2012. 


We Can Win

Manjura and Mansura sisters -- 7 and 8 years old, respectively -- who live in the Shastri Park slum of Delhi, India. The slum is located near the railway line and their cottage is right alongside a train track where many children have died or been injured.


CARE Urges Global Action to Save Syrian Refugee Children

Syrian child refugees in Jordan have no access to school and are forced to work to support their families

Mom Most Likely To: Help Girls Flourish

In Kamonyi district in southern Rwanda, Annonciata Umukundwa stands full of pride outside the village early childhood development center for 3 to 6 year old children.

Girl Most Likely To: Become a Teacher, Despite the Odds

Eulalia Ely Quispe Halanocca lives in Puno, Peru at the top of a mountain with her parents and six brothers. Her mother Maruja  is a housewife and her father Edwin is an alpaca shepherd.

Moms Most Likely To: Change the Whole Village

Matongwe is the name of a Mothers Group in Suza zone in Malawi. Matongwe is one of several groups that have taken an increasingly active role in supporting the students and school in their village. Mothers Group members have many activities.