CARE BLOG

Latest Blogs

Filter Blogs

Country
Lifting a burden from hard-working Ethiopian women image 1
6/7/12

Lifting a burden from hard-working Ethiopian women

It takes a lot of strength to carry 55 pounds of water for
more than four hours across eastern Ethiopia”s arid highlands. It also takes particular
strength to Read More

Supporting the People of Ethiopia to Get Back on their Feet  image 1
1/30/12

Supporting the People of Ethiopia to Get Back on their Feet

Mandefro Mekete, Emergency Operations Coordinator, CARE Ethiopia

Jan. 30, 2012

The case of Ashenafi, 35, illustrates how it is not a single event, such as a Read More

Clean Water and Money Begin to Flow image 1
11/28/11

Clean Water and Money Begin to Flow

In the highlands of Ethiopia, a group of 19 people sit in a circle in their communal field. In the middle of the circle are four coloured plates and a tin box with two locks.

This is Read More

Staff Blog: Northern Kenya, More Resilient Communities on the Line  image 1
10/19/11

Staff Blog: Northern Kenya, More Resilient Communities on the Line

CARE International UK's Programme Director, John Plastow

Day 1

I've just arrived in Takaba, the principal Read More

The “Singing Wells’ Fall Silent image 1
9/19/11

The “Singing Wells’ Fall Silent

By Yohannes Jarso, Emergency Program Manager, CARE Ethiopia, Borana Field Office

September 2011

The Borana region of Ethiopia is known for its deep traditional wells that are Read More

“All that counts is to save human life’ image 1
7/26/11

“All that counts is to save human life’

Sandra Bulling, CI Communications Officer

July, 2011

In Borena in southern Ethiopia the last two rainy seasons have brought no water. The drought took one third of all Read More

The worst is yet to come image 1
7/25/11

The worst is yet to come

Audrée Montpetit, Senior Humanitarian Program Quality Advisor CARE Ethiopia

May 20, 2011

I arrived in Borena Zone, Oromia Region, in the southern part of Ethiopia two Read More

7/19/11

“The need for food assistance is increasing at alarming rate’

Engda Asha, Emergency Project Manager for CARE Ethiopia
July 15, 2011

Engda Asha, Emergency Project Manager for CARE Ethiopia in West Hararghe, gives an update on the Read More

“It is a disaster, no one can be blamed.’  image 1
10/8/09

“It is a disaster, no one can be blamed.’

By Wiwik Widyastuti

Padang Pariaman, West Sumatra

It was Wednesday afternoon in the village of Tanjung Alai. Sariani had just finished her prayers and was sitting in the living room Read More

“It is a disaster, no one can be blamed.’  image 1
10/6/09

Everyone is suffering. Everyone is afraid.

by Adjie Fachrurrazi, CARE emergency coordinator in Indonesia

October 5, 2009

It has been raining non-stop for the past six hours. Heavy, heavy rain.

People are Read More

Pages