Health

4/12/18

Building with resilience: One year after Cyclone Dineo, CARE ensures better school structures for thousands of students

(MAPUTO, 5 April 2018) - Following the devastating impact of Cyclone Dineo in February 2017, CARE Mozambique, in cooperation with the government of Inhambane province, recently completed the rebuilding of 163 classrooms for more than 14,000 students.

3/29/18

The luck of a thousand

On a hot afternoon, Ayam Manyiel sits on the veranda of her grass-thatched hut plucking small green leaves from a tree branch by her feet. The leaves will make it to her dinner table in the evening. It will be all she has to eat because her crop didn’t do well this year.  

3/27/18

Menstrual cups make a difference for refugee women

Harriet, 25, lives in Impevi, a settlement for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda. She arrived at Impevi in March 2017 with her husband, parents, and two small daughters, the youngest barely 3 months old at the time. The family had fled their home in South Sudan, walking for days to reach safety i

3/15/18

Harande: Food Security in Mali

Harande means “Food Security” in Peulh, a local language in Mali. Its goal is food security, but it goes beyond that. Harande helps communities build resilience and the skills they need to build lives that can withstand the frequent shocks in their lives.

3/9/18

More than 3 Million Women and Girls in Yemen Suffer Most in the Ongoing Conflict, warns CARE

SANA’A, Yemen (March 9, 2018) — More than 3.25 million women of reproductive age in Yemen face increased health and protection risks, warns international humanitarian organization CARE.

3/2/18

Shelling Prevents Aid from Entering Eastern Ghouta Despite UN Resolution Demanding That Hostilities Stop

BEIRUT, Lebanon (March 2, 2018) — Airstrikes and shelling in eastern Ghouta have prevented humanitarian aid from entering the besieged enclave and medical evacuations from leaving, according to a group of international humanitarian organizations, including

2/6/18

Somalian Drought: Displaced but holding on to hope

It has been dry in Somalia for more than 8 years. It does not rain, and when there is not enough water, people cannot harvest enough food and go hungry. Now, with the new year, the drought continues.

 

1/17/18

A child is not a spouse

On a hot and sunny day 15 years ago, Baraka Ali and her daughter Ramatou had a conversation under the century-old Baobab tree in their yard in Tchadoua, a village in southeastern Niger. Ramatou had just been told to drop out of school and get married after she passed her primary school exam.

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