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2014: A Dire Year for Syrian Refugees
CARE aid worker Johanna Mitscherlich looks back on 12 months of working with Syrian refugees – and pays tribute to their resilience and the small acts of humanity that can make a big Read More
It's Time to Stop Digging Graves for Our Daughters
At the age of 22, Mariam 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
Keeping the Tradition
Despite the rocky beginning to her own marriage when she was 12, Endayehu seriously considered getting her own daughters married as children to “maintain a good image” for her family. Find out Read More
Dadaab, Kenya: Disability is not Inability!
Welcome to Dagahaley Refugee Camp in the Kenyan town of Dadaab. We are at Juba Primary School, Special Needs Education unit. In this class, there are eight pupils - 5 girls and 3 boys - all of Read More
Dadaab, Kenya: No Limits for Ismail
In humanitarian aid, we use categories of vulnerability to make sure that we always reach those who need support more than others but might get overlooked too quickly. Unaccompanied minors, Read More
Dadaab Kenya: Porridge + Classroom = Girls' Education
“I like empowering girls with education”, Daud says enthusiastically while standing in the middle of a narrow alley that leads from the school courtyard to a small place behind the principal’s Read More
Dead to Red Race: "I Am Running for University Students in Syria"
Dead to Red Race: From Dadaab to Syria, With Love
It has been four months now since Johanna has left our office in Bonn, Germany, to move to Jordan and support CARE’s communications of the emergency response for Syrian refugees.
South Sudan: Amid Wreckage, CARE Helping the Sick and Hungry
I had left South Sudan for Christmas vacation. By the time I reached my destination in Nairobi, the capital of neighboring Kenya, the shooting had begun in South Sudan’s capital Juba. It was a bad Read More
Venus Williams' Kenya Trip Diary
Nov. 5, 2012During her first trip to Africa, Venus Williams, right, and Dr. Greg Allgood of Procter & Gamble's Children's Safe Drinking Water Program, left, Read More