Hunger

3/29/16

Ethiopia Drought: We can be the answer to untold prayers

In recent days we’ve been hit with a seemingly ceaseless cycle of disastrous news – from the terrorist attacks in Belgium and Pakistan to the protracted crisis in Syria.

3/15/16

Mother finds a blessing after the storm

Maria Samillano’s simple life with her husband and three children was agitated when super typhoon Haiyan smashed its way to her coastal village in Laua-an, Antique, Philippines. Haiyan completely destroyed her small house made of bamboo and even disrupted her livelihood.

2/25/16

Ethiopian families on the brink

Towards the end of February in the northeast of Ethiopia, a mother of four prepared a meal for her children with the very last sorghum grains she had left. These seeds were supposed to be planted for the next harvest.

2/2/16

There will always be a solution as long as we have food

Collective savings and access to loans have helped a group of women in Ethiopia cope longer with the ongoing drought, but now resources are running out.

1/4/16

Rehema and Her Solar Lamp

In the small village of Maboleo in northeastern Tanzania, Rehema Sharia is a 13-year-old girl living with her grandmother. Like many young girls, she dreams of becoming a doctor. But darkness was a major obstacle to achieving her dream.

12/12/15

Historic climate deal has not saved the world, but it gives a ray of hope for the world’s poorest people

PARIS (Dec.12, 2015) If countries adopt the climate agreement released in Paris today, the world will have reached a landmark moment in the fight against climate change, but it is still not enough for the world’s poorest people, says CARE, one of the world’s leading humanitarian organizations.

12/3/15

Enhancing Community Resilience in Malawi Provides a 2,900% Return On Investment

A recent study of Village Savings and Loans Associations in the Enhancing Community Resilience Project in Malawi provides a 2,900% return on investment.  The external evaluator estimates that for every $1 invested in VSLAs,

12/2/15

World leaders must match words with action on “loss and damage” as talks get serious

PARIS (Dec. 2, 2015) – Three major civil society groups demand that the UN climate talks follow through on leaders’ calls for action to help the world’s most vulnerable people.

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