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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

2/11/16

Nama’s story: Homeless in your own home

by Thana Faroq

Despite the constant bombings, fighting, hunger and other difficulties most Yemenis continue to stay on in their homeland. Just over 170,000 of the Read More

10/21/15

Chocolate as a Force for Change

What do you think about when you hear “cocoa”? Of course, chocolate comes to mind. Chocolate cake. Hot chocolate. Chocolate truffles. Whatever the cocoa or chocolate product, one thing is certain Read More

Students in Haiti Wash Their Hands Before Lunch
6/22/15

Lunches Save Lives

The kids here wash their hands before lunch like they’re scrubbing in for surgery, washing up to the elbows, under the nails, and between the fingers.  It makes sense: 13 kids in Rio Onde Latine Read More

Jean Gislene Cooking School Lunch
6/18/15

Jean Gislene is on the Move

Jean Gislene is a woman who is going places, and she’s taking her whole community with her.  She’s got big plans to buy some more land (she was already able to purchase some—a big feat in a Read More

Nan Iakou VSLA Distribution Ceremony
6/17/15

Little By Little

When’s the last time you threw a party to commemorate a withdrawal from your savings account?  Composed a song to celebrate your banking system? Invited the whole community for drinks and dancing 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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8/28/12

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
8/4/12

Men Matter Too...

I am a woman. I am a mother. I am a wife. I have read Half the Sky and many other similar books and editorials and articles. I understand and support the concept of the Girl Effect. I am a 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

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