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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

“My continuous success motivates me for more”

“In the future, I want to lease more land, further expand my shop, and buy a vehicle.” These are aspirations that Zehara Mohammed, from the Guraghe Zone of southern Ethiopia, did not have in 2014 Read More

4/11/18

Helping smallholder farmers get better yields

“I am really satisfied when I see farmers get good yields using the inputs I sell to them,” says Sirpato Otiso, an agro-dealer who supplies agricultural inputs including vegetable seeds, animal Read More

4/11/18

Growing Together Through Work...and Chickens

Commitment, hard work, economic growth, community impact: these are words one might use to describe the people running the Endeg Besera (“Let’s grow through work”) chicken farm in the Guraghe Zone 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

1/12/18

Samuel’s Trees Continue to Bear Fruit

Samuel Abreha, a 43-year-old mother of three, used to depend on the government safety net and some income from her farm to feed her family. Now she’s famous in the Raya Azebo district of Tigray in Read More

Aynalem Gezahegne, PSNP’s Livelihood Coordination Unit (LICU) Coordinator for the Amhara Region
7/28/17

Sustainable Linkages: PSNP ready to adopt GRAD lessons

CARE works with governments to scale our models and approaches nationwide in a way that NGOs cannot do alone. One recent example is in Ethiopia, where we implement GRAD, a program that helps Read More

11/9/15

How a Potato Turns Into School Books

Admasu Mulu, 45, and his wife, Melkam Achamyelhu, 35, are very delighted when they talk about what has changed in their lives over the last three years.

"No more worries on how to Read More

10/21/15

Nepal Earthquake: One Remote Mountain Community Builds Itself Back

In Banskhara village, north eastern Nepal, the only house left standing after the April 2015 earthquake was shopkeeper Binisha Tamamang’s home and shop. Made out of wood and corrugated iron it was Read More

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