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Ensuring Sustainability By Linking Groups to Finance
Village Economic and Social Associations (VESAs) were at the core of all GRAD interventions. Overall, the project supported establishment of 2,861 VESAs with more than 62,000 members and used them Read More
“My continuous success motivates me for more”
“In the future, I want to lease more land, further expand my shop, and buy a vehicle.” These are aspirations that Zehara Mohammed, from the Guraghe Zone of southern Ethiopia, did not have in 2014 Read More
Helping smallholder farmers get better yields
“I am really satisfied when I see farmers get good yields using the inputs I sell to them,” says Sirpato Otiso, an agro-dealer who supplies agricultural inputs including vegetable seeds, animal Read More
Ox Fattening Builds a Family's Livelihood
“I am now the ox fattening expert in my village. I give advice to my neighbors on how to feed and care for oxen,” says Menen Aleme, a 42-year-old mother of six who lives in the Libo Kemkem Woreda Read More
Growing Together Through Work...and Chickens
Commitment, hard work, economic growth, community impact: these are words one might use to describe the people running the Endeg Besera (“Let’s grow through work”) chicken farm in the Guraghe Zone Read More
Living Ever Bigger Dreams
“My family and I have reached the goals we set for ourselves. But we are still ambitious for more.” Tefera Ana has dramatically improved his family’s livelihood, with support from the GRAD project Read More
Vision Keeps the Mango VESA Growing
Forming Village Economic and Social Associations (VESAs) was a core GRAD intervention. The VESA served as a platform for transferring skills and knowledge and a venue for building mutual trust and Read More
Suffering in Silence – Ten Most Underreported Humanitarian Crises in 2017
Natural disasters and conflicts make headlines — yet with the highest number of refugees since World War II and with an uptick and intensification of natural disasters in the past years, many Read More
Restart: Life at CARE's youth shelter for male refugees in Greece
"Youth Shelter: A Home to Restart” presents our ECHO funded Youth Shelter for male refugees from 18 to 22 years old, through the eyes of two young men from Pakistan. What makes this shelter Read More
Refugees take first steps toward integration in Greece
By Dora Vangi, CARE Greece
One of the biggest obstacles refugees and asylum seekers face in their daily lives in Greece is the language barrier. Not being able to communicate with Read More