Zimbabwe is a country where barriers to education, especially for girls, is the norm, not the exception. Girls suffer from lower social status, poor sanitation in schools, risks of gender-based violence and can have their education ended by pregnancy.
In Tanzania, individual transformation leads to long-term community impact
In 2003 the Highland Children’s Education Project started in Ratanakiri, Cambodia, opening the first community schools in six ethnic minority villages. Three of these villages were of the Kreung ethnic group and three were of the Tampuen ethnic group.
Good hygiene makes good sense — particularly in one Haitian community where 13 children in the Onde Latine School have died of cholera since it broke out in 2011.
After her father was severely burned when their family home caught fire, Ana Cecilia, age 15, faced great hardship. Her father could not work for several months and the family struggled to stay together, but the tight-knit community of rural San Isidro, Honduras rallied behind them.
One of the original CARE Packages© contained basic school supplies like paper and pencils.
Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping communities create quality education opportunities for children.
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.
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.