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Don’t Touch: Life in Ebola Stricken Sierra Leone image 1
2/17/15

Don’t Touch: Life in Ebola Stricken Sierra Leone

Don’t touch.” I hear this slogan over and over again here in Sierra Leone.  I am on a visit with my colleagues from CARE Sierra Leone and our regional office for Western Africa to meet 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

Recovering after disasters: Why ‘building back safer’ is better than ‘building back better’ image 1
11/3/14

Recovering after disasters: Why ‘building back safer’ is better than ‘building back better’

After natural disasters the phrase ‘Build Back Better’ is a constant refrain from politicians, donors, aid agencies and the media. This short, alliterative phrase has captured the imagination Read More

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7/23/14

Demanding More for Girls

Today  I was honored to join the CARE delegation at the Girl Summit along with notables from Nike Foundation President Maria Eitel to UK Prime Minister David Cameron. Some of the most inspiring Read More

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3/15/13

Mali – let”s not forget those who have suffered the most and seen the worst

Claudine Mensah Awute, Country Director with CARE Mali, describes the humanitarian crisis in the West African nation.

"Suddenly a bullet pierced the bedroom door of my children; it Read More
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8/23/12

Cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone

CARE began work in Sierra Leone in 1961, initially focusing on school food programs to improve children”s nutrition. More recently, CARE Serra Leone”s priorities have become Read More
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7/27/12

Sahelians in the London Olympics

Girl at a water pump repaired by CARE in a village in eastern Chad. Even in these harsh times of crisis, the people of the Sahel are finding hope. Photo: Brendan Bannon

At CARE we Read More

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3/2/12

Japan: Why does CARE respond in a developed country?

Katsuhiko Takeda, National Director, CARE Japan

March 2, 2012

"CARE's vision is to fight against worldwide poverty and to protect and enhance human dignity. CARE Read More

“I don”t want to lose another child’ image 1
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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4/15/11

The Respectful Road to Recovery

CARE distributes hot meals twice a day in three evacuation centers in Yamada, northern Japan. Photo CARE Japan

By Futaba Kaiharazuka, (Assistant Program Director, Emergency Response, CARE Japan Read More

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