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12/8/15

A Good Life is Waiting for Me

Meet Thumpa. At 16 years of age, she's slight and shy, but she's already made a decision that will change her life for the better. She has prevented her own child marriage.

Last year, her Read More

10/23/15

To the Girls of the World: Don’t Wait for War to Discover Your Strength

Raneem Alhomsi, 16 – from Daraa, Syria, now living in Jordan as told to Mary Kate MacIsaac, CARE Regional Syria Response Communications Coordinator

Even before the war, life wasn’t Read More

“Before, only some students at our school wore uniforms, but now we all have them.  It makes us happy and we no longer feel indecisive about attending school.”  - A grade 3 girl
9/11/15

Dresses are more than fashion: How a simple act by local school management committees made school a reality

The start of a new school year often elicits excitement of seeing friends, new pens and notebooks, and even a fresh school uniform. However, for many students from poor households in Bangladesh, Read More

Maryah Damlaj, 24, Community Mobilization Assistant for CARE in Lebanon
8/19/15

World Humanitarian Day: Being human means feeling the pain of others

Since my childhood, I have pursued a life of good health. I have enjoyed eating nourishing foods, playing sports, singing songs, writing and drawing. They are a part of my weekly routine. Each can Read More

8/19/15

World Humanitarian Day: Mohammad Speaks from Turkey

“Mohammad”*, 30, holds a leadership role in a CARE partner NGO working in Syria, but based in Turkey

When I was still living in Syria, I knew that my future would be in the Read More

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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3/6/15

I Am Powerful

I had the idea of photographing various refugee and Jordanian women for the International Women’s Day while holding a sign that read: “I Am Powerful.”


 A task that proved to me Read More

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2/12/15

CARE In the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

CARE and our local partners are supporting displaced families in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq as they struggle through the cold winter months. 


The refugees that have sought Read More