CARE: Through the Eyes of a Girl

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

CARE’s “Through the Eyes of a Girl” collection is being featured at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in the T-Concourse Gallery through the end of January 2015. If you find yourself in front of this wonderful exhibit, snap a selfie! Tweet it and tag @CARE.

Through the Eyes of a Girl

An Art Exhibit Celebrating International Day of the Girl

Jennifer: Age 8 | Ghana

Jennifer starts each day before sunrise, fetching heavy buckets from a polluted stream for her family’s cooking and washing. See how CARE is helping her and girls like her get the education they need to put them on a path to a brighter future.

Megi: Age 18 | Georgia

Megi helped lead a successful effort to the clean the polluted river their town relies on drinking water and recreation. See how CARE helped Megi and her peers discover they had the power of leadership they had inside them.

Corina: Age 14 | Madagascar

Corina’s rice farming town is regularly in the path of severe Indian Ocean cyclones. Her mother and hero Trinidah helps lead the town’s successful effort to protect local farms from storms.

Ana: Age 14 | Honduras

Ana Cecilia is a star pupil and student government president at the school CARE built in her town in 1976. See how CARE is helping her and her classmates become leaders in their community.

Laxmi: Age 12 | India

Laxmi’s parents didn’t let her go to school. But last year they moved away and left her with her Uncle Raj. A believer in the importance of schooling for all, Raj sent Laxmi to CARE’s Udaan school for girls whose education has been denied or delayed. 

Ghana Girls Art Project

In August and September 2013, CARE staff carrying colored pencils, pastels, paint and paper visited school girls in Madagascar, Honduras, Georgia, Ghana and India. This video visually tells the story of CARE's visit to Ghana.

Through the Eyes of a Girl

In August and September 2013, CARE staff carrying colored pencils, pastels, paint and paper visited school girls in Madagascar, Honduras, Georgia, Ghana and India. It was screened at the "Through the Eyes of a Girl" exhibition, a collection of nearly 100 vivid, poignant works of art depicting the joys and struggles experienced by girls and young women around the world in pursuit of their education.

Where We Work

CARE works in 95 countries around the world to support over 890 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.