AMAN BADER, NIGER – Disconnected from the grid, and challenged with long distances to towns and neighboring villages, people living in Aman Bader and other remote villages engaging in community-based adaptation with CARE’s Adaptation Learning Program (ALP) now have a reliable sou
Women play important roles in cocoa farms and communities, but participation of women in Farmer Field Schools in Côte d’Ivoire is as low as 5 percent. Cargill, Kellogg Company and Asda commissioned a study by CARE to understand what’s holding women back.
Why women will drive a sustainable future
Rebuilding after a major disaster could be a huge hurdle to overcome. But for Edna Pelayo, a 27-year-old mother of three from Nueva Ecija in the Philippines, it is possible.
Breastfeeding is on the rise nationally, but rates are low in Georgia. CBS 46, the local Atlanta CBS affiliate, covered CARE’s recent World Breastfeeding Month panel educating women on the benefits of nursing.
Joaquina and Relia have been neighbors in a little village close to Funhalouro in the Southeast of Mozambique for many years. The two friends spend hours to fetch water every day. Their village has no running water, no electricity and the nearest hospital is hours away.
It is a hot day in Pembe, a small town in the province of Inhambane in the Southeast of Mozambique. In the early morning hours men and women are waiting to queue for a month’s food aid ration. Most of them have walked for hours, others already arrived the day before.
“It was our first time to grow and sell medicinal herbs. And we didn’t expect it would change our lives.”