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CARE launches Pathways and Melinda Gates praises VSLAs at African Green Revolution Forum image 1
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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8/28/12

Mali Food Crisis Blog #3: Visiting Swala

By Marie-Eve Bertrand, CARE Canada

Although they are hungry and in the midst of a food crisis, the Malians welcomed CARE with calabas filled with baobab leaves, wild grapes and Read More
8/17/12

Sahel Crisis: Updated numbers

UPDATE:

Today, 18.7 million people are affected by the crisis, more than 1.1 million people are suffering from severe malnutrition and an Read More

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8/6/12

Away From Home

By Marie-Eve Bertrand

Swala, in Djenne region.A group of women waiting for the food distribution.Photo credit: © 2012 CARE/Marie-Eve Bertrand

They plundered her village. Read More

One Year On: Food insecurity and conflict still a threat for the Horn of Africa   image 1
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
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8/1/12

The Women of Koundougou

By Marie-Eve Bertrand

Koundougou, Mali. Bilta and Hawa have joined their village committe 3 months ago. It is a first for the village. They are thankful for Read More
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7/27/12

Sahelians in the London Olympics

Girl at a water pump repaired by CARE in a village in eastern Chad. Even in these harsh times of crisis, the people of the Sahel are finding hope. Photo: Brendan Bannon

At CARE we Read More

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7/24/12

USAID on the Horn of Africa famine

A mother gives her child water out of her hand as they arrive at a reception center in Ifo camp in Dadaab.

In a blog post marking the first year anniversary of 2011's declaration of Read More

5/30/12

Helping Malian refugees in Niger

With well over one-third of its 17 million citizens in need of emergency food assistance, Niger is a less-than-ideal place to flee to safety and relief. Nevertheless, that's exactly what more than Read More

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5/9/12

Everybody Depends on the Earth to Survive

The farmers of Dan Maza Idi village in Niger have a saying: "Everybody depends on the Earth to survive." But climate change is making survival more difficult in Dan Maza Idi and Read More

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