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.”
CARE emphasizes the importance of engaging women and girls in the planning and delivery of crisis assistance
As the woman stood up to speak in a beautiful orange and scarlet sari, the light fell through the shifting clouds and foothills of the Sri Lanka tea plantations in such a way that it seemed to make her, literally, glow.
The GFSA will ensure that smallholder farmers, particularly women, are empowered to feed their families and communities.
WASHINGTON, DC (April 13, 2016) — The global poverty-fighting organization CARE celebrates the passage today of the Global Food Security Act (H.R. 1567) by the U.S. House of Representatives and applauds the bill’s progress as the companion bill is considered in the Senate.