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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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8/11/11

Mozambique: Week 4

By Trond Skramstad

My fourth week in Mozambique was spent in the northern part of the country.We visited with financial services businesses, NGOs and VSLA groups in and around the towns of 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