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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
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
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
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
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
Aceh 10 Years Later: Beautifully, Heartbreakingly Normal
Boarding the plane from Jakarta, I got my first indication that the Banda Aceh I was returning to wasn’t the same as the one I had left 10 years ago. “Where are you going?” the young flight Read More
Typhoon Hagupit: From Being Afraid to Being Prepared
CARE Philippines staff Rona Casil shares her experience with Typhoon Hagupit.
“Not another Haiyan, please!”, was my first thought when I learned about a potential Read More
Recovering after disasters: Why ‘building back safer’ is better than ‘building back better’
After natural disasters the phrase ‘Build Back Better’ is a constant refrain from politicians, donors, aid agencies and the media. This short, alliterative phrase has captured the imagination Read More
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
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