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7/10/12

On an empty stomach, there is no day after tomorrow

By Rodrigo Ordóñez

'If we have nothing to eat, after a while we will die." The words of Hasta Abdelkarim, 46, are remarkably strong. A visitor asks her if she is afraid of dying. 'Yes. Read More

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6/21/12

Why I Joined 50,000 Other People in the Journey to Rio

Rio+20 Conference Center. Photo: CARE/Stefan Mielke

By Kevin Henry, Project Coordinator, "Where the Rain Falls"
June 20, 2012, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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5/30/12

Helping Malian refugees in Niger

With well over one-third of its 17 million citizens in need of emergency food assistance, Niger is a less-than-ideal place to flee to safety and relief. Nevertheless, that's exactly what more than Read More

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5/9/12

Everybody Depends on the Earth to Survive

The farmers of Dan Maza Idi village in Niger have a saying: "Everybody depends on the Earth to survive." But climate change is making survival more difficult in Dan Maza Idi and Read More

5/8/12

Students Use Data from CARE and Tableau Software to Create Visualizations

Access Africa is a CARE signature program to scale the Village Savings and Loan approach in 39 sub-Saharan African countries. The program started in 2008 with the aim to reach 30 million people. Read More

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4/13/12

The Real Hunger Games

By Kent Alexander

March 24, 2012

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4/12/12

Tchima and her community get a little help from CARE to overcome the lean season

Tchima Ibrahim Iro (left), 40, poses for a photograph in Sarken Yamma (Tahoua region, Niger). With funding from ECHO/WFP, CARE is providing income to vulnerable families so they can Read More
3/20/12

Your Challenge for International Women”s Day

By Melinda Gates

Everywhere I go, people ask me how they can help. They want to know what they can do to help alleviate hunger and poverty, to stop women from dying during childbirth, and Read More

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2/29/12

International Women's Day: Christa's Story

On this International Women's Day, what inspires me and gives me hope is our work to empower girls like Christa, a fourth-grader in Bugarama, Tanzania. In a class of 220 students, Christa was a Read More

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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

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