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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

Living Ever Bigger Dreams

“My family and I have reached the goals we set for ourselves. But we are still ambitious for more.” Tefera Ana has dramatically improved his family’s livelihood, with support from the GRAD project Read More

1/21/18

Suffering in Silence – Ten Most Underreported Humanitarian Crises in 2017

Natural disasters and conflicts make headlines — yet with the highest number of refugees since World War II and with an uptick and intensification of natural disasters in the past years, many 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

2/2/17

How do you create a future for less than a penny?

How does a family go from hopelessness to a bright future? With a grant worth slightly less than a penny, a training, and a whole lot of hard work.  Don’t buy it?  Just ask Aliyi—a farmer in 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

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10/13/14

World Food Day: Without Farmers, South Sudan Remains Perilously Close to Famine

The theme for this year’s World Food Day is ‘family farming’ but there’s not a lot to celebrate in South Sudan where the specter of famine looms large. CARE’s Senior Advisor on Emergency Food and Read More

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9/28/12

CARE launches Pathways and Melinda Gates praises VSLAs at African Green Revolution Forum

While in Tanzania, Melinda Gates visited a CARE Village Savings and Loan Association, led by CARE gender in agriculture expert Jemimah Njuki (in red next to Melinda). Photo: © 2012 Read More
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1/30/12

Supporting the People of Ethiopia to Get Back on their Feet

Mandefro Mekete, Emergency Operations Coordinator, CARE Ethiopia

Jan. 30, 2012

The case of Ashenafi, 35, illustrates how it is not a single event, such as a Read More

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8/8/11

The different shapes of drought

Even though the fields of East Haraghe look green, the area has been gripped by a drought due to insufficient rainy seasons.

By Sandra Bulling

Green plots of land cover Read More