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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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2/7/14

Rebuilding Their Home, Helping Their Community

Aileen was thrilled when she found out CARE and its local partner would be distributing shelter repair kits.

2/7/14

New Baby a Symbol for Fresh Beginnings

Wilma remains faithful that her new baby will be a bearer of good fortune for their family.

12/3/13

‘Without Hope You Cannot Live’: CARE’s Syrian Volunteers Help Fellow Refugees

"Whenever we went to class there were bombs." Razan, a young Syrian woman, had always done well in school and prided herself on her good grades.   But as she took an...

12/2/13

Ermalinda’s Home: Sheltering Typhoon Haiyan’s Survivors

On November 8, Ermalinda Quieros should have been celebrating the birth of her first grandson. Instead she was with her daughter-in-law as she gave birth squatting in the...

11/26/13

Typhoon Haiyan: Rebuilding Tacloban

When Typhoon Haiyan’s 16-foot storm surge crashed into this seaside neighborhood in Tacloban, a group of 300 neighbors clung to a rope atop a roof. When it was over, only...

11/18/13

A Typhoon in My Heart

In the space of a week, Jocelyn Gonato faced two life-altering storms. A mother of three living on the island of Leyte in the Philippines, she found herself hanging on for...

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