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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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9/26/13

Saving Durga

“Babita! You are going to be a mother soon!” As these words echoed in me I felt a sense of fear. It was difficult for a 20-year-old to imagine what being a mother was like.

6/17/13

Born a Refugee

Manal, who is 30 and a Syrian refugee, gave birth to a baby in Beirut, Lebanon two months ago.

6/1/13

The Long Road to School in Cambodia

Bouvanna Nhem crosses a river during her 8-mile hike to school. Arriving late and out of breath, it's hard to concentrate in class. Making the long trek each day wears her...

5/17/13

“My daughter returns from far away, a true miracle.”

"My daughter returns from far away, a true miracle," repeats Adama Issaka without ceasing. She caresses and holds her daughter Firdaoussou tightly. They look each other in...

1/11/13

Crisis in DRC: In South Masisi, People Speak of Hunger and Despair

On December 15, a CARE team returned from an evaluation mission to South Masisi territory in the North Kivu Province of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ’” the first one to...

1/11/13

Haiti Earthquake: Thanks to a CARE Microsavings Program, Mireille Is on the Road to Financial Stability

Interview conducted by David Rochkind Milton, Haiti (January 2013) – Three years ago, a massive earthquake destroyed Mireille Henry’s home in Haiti, killing her mother and...

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