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Syrian refugees in Jordan: Living in limbo

2/3/16

by Holly Frew, CARE USA

Life as a refugee is a life in waiting. They are safe from violence but their lives are on hold. They...

Yemen – The crisis the world forgot

1/13/16

Small talk can be difficult with someone who lives in Yemen.

Questions about family often turn to dead relatives.

Talk about a bad...

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Linking communities through social media: Experiences from the IGATE project in Zimbabwe image 1
1/22/15

Linking communities through social media: Experiences from the IGATE project in Zimbabwe

Working across 467 schools can be a challenge.  When those schools are scattered across rural areas of Zimbabwe, the complexities grow even larger.  In addressing the challenge, the IGATE Read More

1/16/15

CARE in Cuba: Much Hope for the Future

On December 19, just two days after presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro made the historic announcement of talks to normalize relations between Cuba Read More

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1/16/15

A Honduran Story of Rebirth

What happens when girls and boys realize that they can promote changes in their communities and start believing in a brighter future through education? The end result is empowered youth who Read More

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1/16/15

New Ways of Seeing Change

A picture says a thousand words.  That’s the saying, at least, and there’s reason why.  We can relate to and interpret pictures.  When looking at side-by-side pictures of the same town taken 100- Read More

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12/19/14

Forced to Leave School, CARE Uganda Program Participant Shares her Story

Namunyana Mwajuma, a 17 year-old student from Uganda, has participated in CARE programs that helped her family through difficult times and ultimately put her back in school. After her father Read More

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12/18/14

10 Years After the Tsunami, There is Sadness, but There is Also Happiness

Ernawati, 51, lost everything when the tsunami hit Aceh Dec. 26, 2004. Today, she runs a successful shop. She tells her story.



There are many sad things from the Read More

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12/18/14

Hope Springs

In Aceh, where the 2004 tsunami washed away homes and families, water can have many meanings. For Sukandawati, a 45-year-old midwife and mother of three, the giant wave of water 20 meters high Read More

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12/18/14

Thank You for My School

When you ask 12-year-old Zaharatunisa where she is from, she hesitates and looks at her mother. Her mother smiles, and shrugs: “We’ve told her the name of our village, but it doesn’t mean anything Read More

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12/18/14

I Can’t Stop Staring at Marlina

I can’t stop staring at the girl sitting in front of me. I can’t help it. Today is Marlina’s 12th birthday. When I first met her after the tsunami, she was two years old, and she was dying.  Read More

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12/18/14

The World Helped Us, So I Am Ready to Help Others

In the haunted days after the tsunami, midwife Ibu Sinarti was given the chance to flee the devastation, and return to the safety of Jakarta, the capital. She had been severely injured the day the Read More

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