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Milca opened a hairdressing business with help from a CARE savings group. (Photo by Job Mainye)
7/23/15

Dear Mr. President, grow Africa’s economy by shrinking the gender gap

by Holly Frew

Milca lives in Kobodo, a small town in western Kenya close to where President Barack Obama’s father was born. Just 24, Milca, her husband and two small children Read More

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3/3/15

How much does it cost to save a life?

When a loved one passes away, you may rhetorically ask relatives and friends how much was this person’s life worth? “Millions, billions, or trillions?” Life is priceless; no amount of money can Read More

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12/15/14

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

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10/13/14

World Food Day: Without Farmers, South Sudan Remains Perilously Close to Famine

The theme for this year’s World Food Day is ‘family farming’ but there’s not a lot to celebrate in South Sudan where the specter of famine looms large. CARE’s Senior Advisor on Emergency Food and Read More

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8/11/14

Right to rest through family planning

It has already been six months since my last visit to Ali Ade camp in Djibouti where we held a three-day workshop for local religious leaders and other community members to raise their awareness Read More

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6/18/14

The Girl Who Became Her Mother’s Teacher

By Jimmy Nzau, Senior Regional Advisor, is sharing the story from his recent technical visit in Djibouti.

It is day one of our Read More

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4/23/14

South Sudan: Sheltering the Vulnerable

CARE International in Uganda reaches out to the most vulnerable in the emergency response following the recent influx of thousands of South Sudanese Refugees into northern Uganda. 

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3/26/14

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

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3/26/14

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

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3/26/14

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

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