Economic Development

2/5/15

New book documents CARE’s transformative work linking poor dairy farmers with markets in Bangladesh

Through their “Making Markets More Inclusive: Lessons from CARE and the Future of Sustainability in Agricultural Value Chain Development,” co-authors Kevin McKague and Muhammad Siddiquee probe how poor people, especially women, add value at every step in the process of bringing dairy products

2/5/15

CARE’s dairy value chain: Making markets work for smallholder farmers in Bangladesh

Many of us dream of a world free from poverty, but how can this be realistically achieved, especially for smallholder farmers who make up the majority of the world’s poor?

1/7/15

Neighbor to Neighbor: Building Economic Strength out of Earthquake Loss

Yvette Lapaix and her neighbors in Port-au-Prince’s Carrefour district have built a great deal since the earthquake five years ago. What she’s most proud of isn’t bricks and mortar. It’s unity.

12/10/14

Empowering Women Through VSLAs in Cambodia

Ms. Seam Mak, 39-year-old, was born in Prang village, Koh Kong province and currently, she has living in Kompong Sdam village, Chrouy Svay commune, Sre Ambel district, Koh Kong province when she got married.

12/1/14

NY Times: An Inclusive Emerging Economy, with Africa in the Lead

Some of the world’s fastest growing economies are in Africa, and one emerging economic growth solution can be attributed to village savings and loan associations (VSLA), an economic solution founded by CARE in Niger in 1991.

11/25/14

Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Travels with CARE to See Better Solutions to Women’s Health in Cambodia

Members of Congress witness how strong health systems create healthy, self-sufficient moms and families

11/3/14

"Tonight I'm making a vegetable stir fry, thanks to Kore Lavi."

In October 2013, the USAID FFP funded Kore Lavi program was launched to support a Government of Haiti led social safety net to improve access to food and nutrition for the most vulnerable households in Haiti.

9/25/14

CARE Village Savings and Loan Associations Surpass 4 Million Members

Microfinance groups first developed by CARE in 1991 featured in new book by Pulitzer Prize-winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

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