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5/31/18

Supporting refugees in Greece: A small contribution to a global challenge 

Aleksandra Godziejewska was CARE’s Head of Mission in Greece during the peak of the refugee crisis from 2016-2018. Here, she reflects on progress and personal challenges.  

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1/18/18

Restart: Life at CARE's youth shelter for male refugees in Greece

"Youth Shelter: A Home to Restart” presents our ECHO funded Youth Shelter for male refugees from 18 to 22 years old, through the eyes of two young men from Pakistan. What makes this shelter Read More

10/21/15

Chocolate as a Force for Change

What do you think about when you hear “cocoa”? Of course, chocolate comes to mind. Chocolate cake. Hot chocolate. Chocolate truffles. Whatever the cocoa or chocolate product, one thing is certain Read More

Students in Haiti Wash Their Hands Before Lunch
6/22/15

Lunches Save Lives

The kids here wash their hands before lunch like they’re scrubbing in for surgery, washing up to the elbows, under the nails, and between the fingers.  It makes sense: 13 kids in Rio Onde Latine Read More

Jean Gislene Cooking School Lunch
6/18/15

Jean Gislene is on the Move

Jean Gislene is a woman who is going places, and she’s taking her whole community with her.  She’s got big plans to buy some more land (she was already able to purchase some—a big feat in a Read More

Nan Iakou VSLA Distribution Ceremony
6/17/15

Little By Little

When’s the last time you threw a party to commemorate a withdrawal from your savings account?  Composed a song to celebrate your banking system? Invited the whole community for drinks and dancing Read More

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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

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4/28/14

Sleepless in South Sudan

Aimee Ansari, Country Director, South Sudan

April 26, 2014

 

Twenty plus years in the international aid business and I’ve never been in a situation Read More

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2/10/14

Food Security in Haiti: Jean's Story

I am not a lucky man. Since I can remember, my life has been a succession of trials and struggles. I come from a poor family and grew up having to live one day at a time, never knowing what Read More

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11/14/13

Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: Much More Challenging Than Haiti

by David Gazashvili, CARE’s Emergency Team Leader managing the response to Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. David is in Ormoc, western Leyte, one of the hardest hit areas, and talks Read More

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