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Tanzania: Happy International Women's Day
All around the world, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. The theme for 2015 is ‘Make it Happen’ and it Read More
How much does it cost to save a life?
When a loved one passes away, you may rhetorically ask relatives and friends how much was this person’s life worth? “Millions, billions, or trillions?” Life is priceless; no amount of money can Read More
Women Must be at the Center of Ebola Response
Today a major international donor conference is taking place in Brussels to plan the rebuilding of Ebola hit countries. Having just recently returned from Sierra Read More
Don’t Touch: Life in Ebola Stricken Sierra Leone
“Don’t touch.” I hear this slogan over and over again here in Sierra Leone. I am on a visit with my colleagues from CARE Sierra Leone and our regional office for Western Africa to meet Read More
No Way Out: Child Marriage in Tanzania
This week, I learned that schools in Tanzania have the right to force girls to have pregnancy tests, and to expel them if they are pregnant.
This appalling fact is one of the reasons that Read More
Orphaned by Ebola: A Life in Limbo
While assessing the effects of Ebola on the lives of children in Moyamba district, Southern Sierra Leone, I met 17-year-old Josephine Ngagba. Her story broke my heart. But it also strengthened Read More
Right to rest through family planning
It has already been six months since my last visit to Ali Ade camp in Djibouti where we held a three-day workshop for local religious leaders and other community members to raise their awareness Read More
The Girl Who Became Her Mother’s Teacher
By Jimmy Nzau, Senior Regional Advisor, is sharing the story from his recent technical visit in Djibouti.
It is day one of our Read More
CARE celebrates five years of partnering with the Credit Suisse Global Education Initiative
CARE is celebrating five years of a successful partnership with the Credit Suisse Global Education Initiative. Together, we have helped children in some of the poorest communities in Peru and Read More