Clothilde Mpawenimana suffered unspeakable hardship as the only daughter in a large family, persecuted by her mother and overlooked by others in the community who saw no potential in girls.
For the children living in the refugee camps on two steep divided hills near the Bukavu border, the tiniest things spark joy. They fill their long days by playing with skipping ropes, buckets and stones, their imaginations working overtime to recapture some of the childhood they lost to war.
ZANZIBAR, TANZANIA – At the northern tip of Pemba, Zanzibar, the air is sweet with clove fragrance from farmers preparing their September spice harvests. Cloves rain from trees as farmers shake them loose from high branches, carpeting the ground with red buds.
CARE Program Promoting Non-violence, Including Non-violence toward Women, Featured in Award-Winning Documentary
ATLANTA (Nov. 21, 2016) — A CARE program in the Balkans called “Be a Man Club” is featured in an award-winning film by Liz Mermin of the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
Women play important roles in cocoa farms and communities, but participation of women in Farmer Field Schools in Côte d’Ivoire is as low as 5 percent. Cargill, Kellogg Company and Asda commissioned a study by CARE to understand what’s holding women back.
Why women will drive a sustainable future
Investing in women's economic empowerment - a catalyst for positive change!
ATLANTA (Sept. 20, 2016) — The poverty-fighting organization CARE announced a Commitment to Action today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting to link 500,000 women to formal financial services across Africa and parts of Asia by 2020.