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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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Notes From the Field

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

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10/2/13

Empowering Youth

Jacqueline Ntunzwenimana, 21, is a seamstress who operates her business out of her home in Musaga, Burundi.

10/2/13

Let’s Be United

After surviving Burundi's civil war and a brutal rape and stabbing, Donathe withdrew from her family and society. Today, with help from CARE, she is thriving -- emotionally...

10/1/13

The Happiest Woman in the World

Two dollars’ worth of potato seed and fertilizer, an unused corner of her husband’s field, a successful harvest. These are a few of the factors behind Marie Goretti Nyabenda’...

10/1/13

A Struggle to Overcome Discrimination in Nepal

My name is Dhan Bahadur Pariyar. I was born 35 years ago into an untouchable-caste family. I live with my 65-year-old father Mate, my 70-year-old mother Mangali, wife Suk...

9/30/13

A Giant Ladder for the Rural Poor

Most young people in Andoung Tek commune in the southwestern province of Cambodia are eager to migrate to other provinces or over the border to Thailand, as they expect to...

9/30/13

Kididi Hope

My name is Maria Elisabeth Avindio. In 1989, a war broke out in the area around Andulo – the town where I used to live here in Angola – and my family was in danger living...

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