Mozambique

CARE began operations in Mozambique in 1984 with emergency assistance and food distribution for people who were affected by the protracted war between government and rebel forces.

In our six year country strategy (2014-2020) for Mozambique, CARE seeks to fight poverty and improve food and nutrition security by empowering women and girls to exercise their rights. This new strategy draws from CARE’s previous innovations and builds on them – emphasizing in particular CARE’s expanded role as a facilitator and development partner with Mozambican colleagues from civil society who are likewise dedicated to transformative, rights-based development in collaboration with the private sector and government.

For more information see: http://www.care.org.mz 

4/12/18

Building with resilience: One year after Cyclone Dineo, CARE ensures better school structures for thousands of students

(MAPUTO, 5 April 2018) - Following the devastating impact of Cyclone Dineo in February 2017, CARE Mozambique, in cooperation with the government of Inhambane province, recently completed the rebuilding of 163 classrooms for more than 14,000 students.

1/16/18

Ensuring Sustainability: Designing Food Programs for Results that Last

This report draws from 193 evaluations across CARE between 2013-2017 to examine best of our results in sustainability.

2/15/17

CARE preparing for the worst as Tropical Cyclone Dineo expected to lash Mozambique

MAPUTO (February 15, 2017) — The global humanitarian organization CARE is mobilizing emergency relief supplies to respond to Tropical Cyclone Dineo, which is expected to be upgraded to a Category Two system in southern Mozambique.

1/4/17

The Plight and Promise in Southern Africa

Southern Africa is a source of great people, potential and possibility. It’s also right now a place of great challenge and uncertainty, as extreme weather conditions such as El Niño have produced a severe drought that threatens 40 million people.

12/21/16

”One Day I will be able to return back to school”

Every child has the right to a family, to health and education, and I am one of them. I have the right to dream of the future. I was happy when I entered high school.

8/22/16

The human face of the drought

“I have never used a camera before, and I have neither seen myself in a photo or in a mirror”, was one of the first things volunteer Rita said to me when I started my training on photography and storytelling in a small village close to Funhalouro, in the South of Mozambique.

8/15/16

Volunteering during times of drought

Joaquina and Relia have been neighbors in a little village close to Funhalouro in the Southeast of Mozambique for many years. The two friends spend hours to fetch water every day. Their village has no running water, no electricity and the nearest hospital is hours away.

8/15/16

“Without food we cannot survive”

It is a hot day in Pembe, a small town in the province of Inhambane in the Southeast of Mozambique. In the early morning hours men and women are waiting to queue for a month’s food aid ration. Most of them have walked for hours, others already arrived the day before.

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