Women's Empowerment

9/20/16

CARE Marks 25 Years of Village Savings & Loan Associations, Commits to Linking Women with Banks

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.

8/26/16

CBS 46: Positively Georgia, Breastfeeding Education

Breastfeeding is on the rise nationally, but rates are low in Georgia. CBS 46, the local Atlanta CBS affiliate, covered CARE’s recent World Breastfeeding Month panel educating women on the benefits of nursing.

8/9/16

South Sudanese women forced to make dangerous decisions to survive

JUBA—(August 09 2016)-- CARE is deeply concerned about the safety of women and girls displaced by the recent outbreak of fighting in South Sudan.

7/20/16

Sowing Seeds of Change

Twenty five years ago, Moira Eknes from CARE Norway arrived in the Sahel desert to plant trees in a remote region of Niger, West Africa. She couldn’t have known just what seeds she would sow.

6/16/16

Rollingout: CARE’s Joyce Adolwa speaks up for girls’ education at the State of Women Summit.

Joyce Adolwa, CARE’s director of education programming, spoke to Rollingout.com about her role at the first-ever United State of Women Summit.

6/8/16

How a women’s organization ignites hope after Haiyan

“It was our first time to grow and sell medicinal herbs. And we didn’t expect it would change our lives.”

5/23/16

CARE Delivers Urgent Message as the First-ever World Humanitarian Summit Convenes in Turkey

CARE emphasizes the importance of engaging women and girls in the planning and delivery of crisis assistance

 

5/4/16

Reflections from Sri Lanka

As the woman stood up to speak in a beautiful orange and scarlet sari, the light fell through the shifting clouds and foothills of the Sri Lanka tea plantations in such a way that it seemed to make her, literally, glow.

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