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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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8/18/11

“Put Yourself in Their Shoes’

Interview with Michael Adams, Director of Operations for CARE”s Refugee Assistance Program in Dadaab
With an influx of almost 1,000 refugees per day, most of them Read More

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11/11/10

My Kindred Country: Creating Safe Spaces through Basketball

By the end of my first week in Kenya, I have truly settled in. I am no longer waking up at 3 am. My sense of time has synced with the rest of the country. I”ve learned the currency Read More

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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