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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

Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: "Bangon, Philippines!" image 1
12/17/13

Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: "Bangon, Philippines!"

Blog by Barbara Jackson, humanitarian director CARE International:

Traveling through the northern part of Panay, one is stuck by the lushness of the countryside juxtaposed with 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