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Families fleeing war in Syria face poverty and tough winter in Amman, Jordan image 1
12/21/12

Families fleeing war in Syria face poverty and tough winter in Amman, Jordan

Families fleeing the on-going violence in Syria are arriving in Jordan and many are heading for the capital, Amman. A recent survey carried out by CARE found that 40 percent of refugees surveyed Read More

12/12/12

Crisis in Syria: When Hard Work Doesn”t Pay

by Anders Nordstoga
NOTE: We recently found a few stories that got lost in our inbox. While they are from November 9, 2012, we thought you still may like to read them. Here's one: Read More

Interview: “This is also about the dignity of refugees’ image 1
10/3/12

Interview: “This is also about the dignity of refugees’

Kevin Fitzgerald (left) with Thomas Schwarz. © 2012 Lise Tonelli/CARE

Thomas Schwarz of CARE Germany recently spoke with Kevin Fitzcharles, country director of CARE Jordan, Read More

CARE launches Pathways and Melinda Gates praises VSLAs at African Green Revolution Forum image 1
9/28/12

CARE launches Pathways and Melinda Gates praises VSLAs at African Green Revolution Forum

While in Tanzania, Melinda Gates visited a CARE Village Savings and Loan Association, led by CARE gender in agriculture expert Jemimah Njuki (in red next to Melinda). Photo: © 2012 Read More
Terra incognita - in a somehow unfamiliar country image 1
9/17/12

Terra incognita - in a somehow unfamiliar country

By Thomas Schwarz

Breathtaking sunsets in the city: Amman calls it a day.

PHOTO: © 2012 CARE/Thomas Schwarz

It's impossible to be in Jordan and to Read More

One Year On: Food insecurity and conflict still a threat for the Horn of Africa   image 1
8/2/12

One Year On: Food insecurity and conflict still a threat for the Horn of Africa

'Let's Not Make the Same Mistakes Again'
An open letter from the Horn of Africa to the Sahel region

In advance of expected rains Fatima Read More
7/18/12

New bipartisan support in Congress to end child marriage

Just because political campaigns dominate the news coming from Washington, D.C. doesn't mean campaigning is the only thing happening there. As my dear friend Google Translate likes to say,au Read More
Why I Joined 50,000 Other People in the Journey to Rio image 1
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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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