A delegation of Congressional staffers travels with CARE to see how U.S. investments are paying off with better health outcomes for women and their families.
Imagine being pregnant but having to choose between eating enough food and drinking enough water. For the last month this has been the reality for Vann, 24, a young woman from Koh Kong in Cambodia.
CARE emphasizes the importance of engaging women and girls in the planning and delivery of crisis assistance
Every time I look at my 2-month-old, I remember that horrifying night. I shiver in fear as to what could have happened to me and my baby if Anila had not brought us to the primary health center on time.
A week ago, all alone and in labor, Mariam, 37, rushed herself to the hospital to give birth to her tiny daughter, Aya. With her relatives and husband in Syria, Mariam has had few people to rely upon for helping cover expensive medical services or running household errands.
One of the original CARE Packages© was a midwifery kit.
Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping women prepare for medical and other emergencies.
CARE is an active member in the following coalitions and working groups :
Family Planning Implementer’s Working Group (IWG)
Ensuring the welfare of women, men, girls and boys, particularly in emergency situations, is one of CARE’s priorities.