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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

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

1/21/18

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

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5/5/14

South Sudan: Innovative Relief for the Sick and Hungry

Nyakoang Rieka set out from her village in the afternoon. Pregnant and with her elderly  mother and three small children in tow, she walked several  miles through the hot, dry South Sudanese Read More

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3/26/14

Dadaab Kenya: Porridge + Classroom = Girls' Education

“I like empowering girls with education”, Daud says enthusiastically while standing in the middle of a narrow alley that leads from the school courtyard to a small place behind the principal’s 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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8/2/12

One Year On: Food insecurity and conflict still a threat for the Horn of Africa

'Let's Not Make the Same Mistakes Again'
An open letter from the Horn of Africa to the Sahel region

In advance of expected rains Fatima Read More
3/20/12

Your Challenge for International Women”s Day

By Melinda Gates

Everywhere I go, people ask me how they can help. They want to know what they can do to help alleviate hunger and poverty, to stop women from dying during childbirth, and Read More

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10/19/11

Staff Blog: Northern Kenya, More Resilient Communities on the Line

CARE International UK's Programme Director, John Plastow

Day 1

I've just arrived in Takaba, the principal Read More

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