In the small village of Maboleo in northeastern Tanzania, Rehema Sharia is a 13-year-old girl living with her grandmother. Like many young girls, she dreams of becoming a doctor. But darkness was a major obstacle to achieving her dream.
Historic climate deal has not saved the world, but it gives a ray of hope for the world’s poorest people
PARIS (Dec.12, 2015) If countries adopt the climate agreement released in Paris today, the world will have reached a landmark moment in the fight against climate change, but it is still not enough for the world’s poorest people, says CARE, one of the world’s leading humanitarian organizations.
A recent study of Village Savings and Loans Associations in the Enhancing Community Resilience Project in Malawi provides a 2,900% return on investment. The external evaluator estimates that for every $1 invested in VSLAs,
PARIS (Dec. 2, 2015) – Three major civil society groups demand that the UN climate talks follow through on leaders’ calls for action to help the world’s most vulnerable people.
New research from Food Tank, CARE International, and the Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) program showcases ways forward in cultivating equality in the food system.
El Niño: More than 20 million to be affected; urgent actions needed to reduce impact of disasters, says CARE
In a year of unprecedented humanitarian need, El Niño is putting tens of millions of people at risk of drought and floods. CARE is scaling up life-saving assistance and urges governments to act now to reduce the impact of the disasters to come.
Climate change is a social issue. As the world moves towards climate smart responses that bridge food security, resilience and mitigation of green house gasses (GHGs), practitioners and researchers face the challenge of doing so through socially relevant and gender-sensitive approaches.