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Impacting Poor People Around the World

Read the stories below to find out how.

Notes From the Field

Check out our blog for fresh dispatches from CARE’s workers on the ground.

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6/10/15

How Savings and Loan Can Save a Life and a Marriage

In Malawi last week, I met Simeon*, an HIV positive man who told me the story of how VSLAs gave him hope and confidence, and stopped the violence in his household. Nothing I...

6/10/15

What’s the first thing you buy?

Imagine you’re HIV positive in Malawi.

6/10/15

What Made Men in Malawi Step Up Their Game

Kalimba Chiwaka is a village agent in Malawi, who works with Village Savings and Loan Associations to train them in savings, business skills, and women’s empowerment. He is...

6/10/15

Maybe We Can Teach You...

Georgena*, an HIV positive woman in a Malawian health clinic asked me, “What do you do to help poor people in your country? Do you have village savings and loan associations...

6/5/15

Nepal Earthquake: How CARE Buys in an Emergency

Yen Tan, is a Senior Procurement Specialist for CARE. Yen has been working for CARE for 15 years on procurement. He was the first experienced procurement staff member...

6/5/15

Working with Nepal’s Marginalized Communities After the Earthquake

Mangal Bahadur B.K, who belongs to the Dalit community of Nepal - a lower, landless caste and often traditionally discriminated against - shares his experiences about the...

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