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Don’t Touch: Life in Ebola Stricken Sierra Leone image 1
2/17/15

Don’t Touch: Life in Ebola Stricken Sierra Leone

Don’t touch.” I hear this slogan over and over again here in Sierra Leone.  I am on a visit with my colleagues from CARE Sierra Leone and our regional office for Western Africa to meet Read More

A Honduran Story of Rebirth image 1
1/16/15

A Honduran Story of Rebirth

What happens when girls and boys realize that they can promote changes in their communities and start believing in a brighter future through education? The end result is empowered youth who Read More

It's Time to Stop Digging Graves for Our Daughters image 1
11/25/14

It's Time to Stop Digging Graves for Our Daughters

At the age of 22, Mariam[1] survived a rape, and thought her life was over. She never thought that she would pull through this ordeal that had tainted her, family and her clan. Today, thanks to Read More

Mali – let”s not forget those who have suffered the most and seen the worst image 1
3/15/13

Mali – let”s not forget those who have suffered the most and seen the worst

Claudine Mensah Awute, Country Director with CARE Mali, describes the humanitarian crisis in the West African nation.

"Suddenly a bullet pierced the bedroom door of my children; it Read More
Cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone image 1
8/23/12

Cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone

CARE began work in Sierra Leone in 1961, initially focusing on school food programs to improve children”s nutrition. More recently, CARE Serra Leone”s priorities have become Read More
Sahelians in the London Olympics image 1
7/27/12

Sahelians in the London Olympics

Girl at a water pump repaired by CARE in a village in eastern Chad. Even in these harsh times of crisis, the people of the Sahel are finding hope. Photo: Brendan Bannon

At CARE we Read More

“I don”t want to lose another child’ image 1
1/31/12

“I don”t want to lose another child’

Melanie Brooks

Jan. 22, 2012

Dije Ousmana, 45 years old, breastfeeding her two-month-old baby Abdulahadi. Yan Sara village, Dakoro, Niger.

When Dije Ousmana looks Read More

10/15/08

Death from Delivery - It Doesn't Have to Be This Way

Healthy women and babies are dying from something natural and manageable – giving birth. In the poorest parts of the world, a woman's lifetime risk of death from complications during pregnancy and Read More