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10/23/19

Victory Over Poverty

Tucked away in northern Ethiopia, a group of women and men sit together in a circle. They are on top of a windy ridge, on a sparkling clear day. The air is so clean and fresh that they can see all Read More

4/11/18

Ensuring Sustainability By Linking Groups to Finance

Village Economic and Social Associations (VESAs) were at the core of all GRAD interventions. Overall, the project supported establishment of 2,861 VESAs with more than 62,000 members and used them Read More

4/11/18

Vision Keeps the Mango VESA Growing

Forming Village Economic and Social Associations (VESAs) was a core GRAD intervention. The VESA served as a platform for transferring skills and knowledge and a venue for building mutual trust and 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

My Kindred Country: CARE in Kenya Day One image 1
11/7/10

My Kindred Country: CARE in Kenya Day One

Have you ever encountered a kindred spirit? You know, a person that you meet and somehow, within minutes, swear you”ve known for a lifetime? That perhaps you met in another life? Well, I have. Read More

7/1/10

A Voice from Nairobi

Posted by: Staci Dixon at 9:55AM EST on April
9, 2010

In
2002, I attended my first MicroCredit Summit in Cote d”Ivoire.
It consisted of a few Read More