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.
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.
JUBA—(August 09 2016)-- CARE is deeply concerned about the safety of women and girls displaced by the recent outbreak of fighting in South Sudan.
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.
Joyce Adolwa, CARE’s director of education programming, spoke to Rollingout.com about her role at the first-ever United State of Women Summit.
“It was our first time to grow and sell medicinal herbs. And we didn’t expect it would change our lives.”