Economic Development

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

7/22/14

Venus Williams Teams with CARE; Invites Fans to Help Empower Young Women in Africa

Tennis star launches a campaign with Join My Village to provide expanded education opportunities for young women in Africa; challenges her fans around the world to help 

6/19/14

Dedication, That’s All It Takes

“If you have the right aspiration and devotion towards what you want to achieve in life, I guarantee that you will reach it at some point in time!”  

6/19/14

Standing up for a Livelihood

Crippled from birth, Viliazee Claudine’s life has always been a challenging one.  In her village of Ankilimitraha in the southern part of Madagascar, others have always put her down.

6/9/14

The Daily Beast - Victims No More: Congo’s Badass Women Mechanics

Girls in the devastated city of Goma, “the rape capital of the world,” are breaking stereotypes to find work—and independence—as car mechanics and carpenters.

5/29/14

Journeys of Transformation

CARE focuses on women and girls because we know that investments in women and girls can make huge changes in eradicating poverty.  We believe that women and girls face enormous obstacles, but with help and support, they can change the world.  But we also know that women and girls are only half th

4/7/14

Teach a Woman to Farm and She Will Teach a Village

In the Koh Kong province of Cambodia, CARE is tackling poverty by teaching women to become innovators. The Young Women in Business project helps women access employment and income opportunities in this area of Southwestern Cambodia where gender inequality is high and job opportunities are scarce.

Pages