Microfinance

6/24/16

Village Savings and Loan Lend a Ray of Hope for North Kivu, DRC

A few years ago, life was not so good for Kavira* - a 32 year old mother of five children. They were living on their own after being abandoned by their father four years ago.

6/8/16

How a women’s organization ignites hope after Haiyan

“It was our first time to grow and sell medicinal herbs. And we didn’t expect it would change our lives.”

3/15/16

Mother finds a blessing after the storm

Maria Samillano’s simple life with her husband and three children was agitated when super typhoon Haiyan smashed its way to her coastal village in Laua-an, Antique, Philippines. Haiyan completely destroyed her small house made of bamboo and even disrupted her livelihood.

2/22/16

Strengthening Community Cohesion

Lantaa Nur or “togetherness” is the name of a new village savings and loan association (VSLA) in Tabier village in Ghana’s Upper West Region. Group members say the name fits, representing something they never thought was possible.

12/21/15

Gifts of Lasting Change

By saving pennies a day, girls in Kenya’s largest slum fulfill a new season of promise and possibility.

12/3/15

Enhancing Community Resilience in Malawi Provides a 2,900% Return On Investment

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,

9/23/15

Today's CARE Package: Virginia's Story

The original CARE Package© was created in 1945 to provide desperately needed food to survivors of war-torn Europe.

Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping communities grow and sustain nutritious food in some of the most challenging environments in the world.

9/23/15

Todays CARE Package Contains Assurance During Medical Emergencies

One of the original CARE Packages© was a midwifery kit.

Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping women prepare for medical and other emergencies.

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