CARE BLOG

Latest Blogs

Filter Blogs

Country
Mawa Seme is a Program Officer with CARE in Pagak, Upper Nile state.
12/11/15

South Sudan: Building Peace in Our Communities

by Mawa Seme

Monday 21 September brought a great deal of rain to the town of Pagak in Maiwut county, Upper Nile state. But it didn’t dampen the joy and excitement among the Read More

6/26/15

South Sudan: The Grass under Fighting Elephants

“The leaders of our country can learn a lot from us. Bring them here – we can teach them how to make peace,” a tribal leader told me. He heads the peace committee in Twic East county, Jonglei Read More

Aceh 10 Years Later: Beautifully, Heartbreakingly Normal image 1
12/18/14

Aceh 10 Years Later: Beautifully, Heartbreakingly Normal

Boarding the plane from Jakarta, I got my first indication that the Banda Aceh I was returning to wasn’t the same as the one I had left 10 years ago. “Where are you going?” the young flight 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

Rapid Funds Leads to Rapid Response: CARE in Turkey image 1
11/21/14

Rapid Funds Leads to Rapid Response: CARE in Turkey

On the morning of November 5, I joined the CARE Turkey field team responding to the needs of recently-arrived refugees from Kobane, Syria. CARE was one of the first agencies on the ground, with Read More

Social Change and Coffee Spoons image 1
11/12/14

Social Change and Coffee Spoons

J. Alfred Prufrock measured out his life with coffee spoons.  T. S. Elliot provides us in one sentence a quantifiable and defined way to measure a dull and lonely existence. How then can we as Read More

World Food Day: Without Farmers, South Sudan Remains Perilously Close to Famine image 1
10/13/14

World Food Day: Without Farmers, South Sudan Remains Perilously Close to Famine

The theme for this year’s World Food Day is ‘family farming’ but there’s not a lot to celebrate in South Sudan where the specter of famine looms large. CARE’s Senior Advisor on Emergency Food and Read More

No More Summits, Time for Action image 1
9/22/14

No More Summits, Time for Action

As world leaders convene at the UN General Assembly and John Kerry, US Secretary of State, convenes a high-level review of efforts on the global ‘Call to Action on Violence Against Women and Girls Read More

South Sudan: Disaster in Bentiu image 1
6/23/14

South Sudan: Disaster in Bentiu

“With the arrival of the rainy season and the continuation of conflict, the situation in Bentiu can only be described as a disaster” says CARE’s Program Coordinator Alain Lapierre. Over 44,000 Read More

South Sudan: CARE Welcomes News of a Peace Deal image 1
5/14/14

South Sudan: CARE Welcomes News of a Peace Deal

PANYAGOR, South Sudan – CARE International in South Sudan welcomed news of a peace deal aimed at ending 5 months of brutal in-fighting that has inflicted a world of pain on residents of the world’ Read More

Pages