CARE highlights ten neglected humanitarian crises around the world in latest report
LEYTE, PHILIPPINES – As the old saying goes, tough times don’t last; tough people do.
Annaliza Caindoc, a 32-year-old maker of herbal tea powder from Albuera in Leyte, had to drop out of school at a very young age and work to help her family.
MPANGA, RWANDA – It took 15 years for Gloria Kabagwira to get back to her native Rwanda, after fleeing the unrest in the mid-1990s.
ZANZIBAR, TANZANIA – At the northern tip of Pemba, Zanzibar, the air is sweet with clove fragrance from farmers preparing their September spice harvests. Cloves rain from trees as farmers shake them loose from high branches, carpeting the ground with red buds.
Investing in women's economic empowerment - a catalyst for positive change!
ATLANTA (Sept. 20, 2016) — The poverty-fighting organization CARE announced a Commitment to Action today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting to link 500,000 women to formal financial services across Africa and parts of Asia by 2020.
Twenty five years ago, Moira Eknes from CARE Norway arrived in the Sahel desert to plant trees in a remote region of Niger, West Africa. She couldn’t have known just what seeds she would sow.