Our Stories

Impacting Poor People Around the World

Read the stories below to find out how.

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10/15/13

History of CARE

Our origins

10/11/13

Nine Years Old and Married

When Tino was 9, she spent her days tending to small animals in her pastorialist village in Ethiopia. The child had never attended school, and was barely old enough to have a...

10/11/13

Sentenced to Marriage at 16

When Robena was 16 years old, her father killed a person, and gave Robena to the family he had hurt in order to compensate for the death. She, too, had become a victim of her...

10/11/13

Violence Against Women Act Signed Into Law!

On March 7, 2013, the day before International Women’s Day, President Barack Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act into law.

10/8/13

Bad Spirits

Night falls, and one by one, the candles flicker on in the camps – tiny pinpricks of light in a city clad in darkness. As the sun retreats, the muffled cries begin. The women...

10/8/13

Wedded to an Education

Twelve-year-old Eleni* was so excited to be receiving new clothes from her parents that she didn’t ask why until it was too late. Dressed in a new t-shirt and skirt she was...

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