10/8/13

My Life Was Dark Before, But Now There Is Light

In a small, rural village in northern Ethiopia, Fikere and her husband Kasa would like to have three children – two boys and a girl.

10/3/13

CARE Initiative Almost Doubles Family Planning Rate in Ethiopia

The Family Planning Results Initiative was implemented in Rwanda, Kenya, and Ethiopia with the goal of increasing and sustaining the use of family planning. The program aimed to achieve this goal by both improving the quality and availabi

9/30/13

A Ray of Hope for Survivors of Early Marriage

Married at a tender age of 12, Yenguse Chekole is now a 17 year old girl. She wears a full smile when speaking about the changes she and her group members are experiencing today.

7/23/12

"One Year On, We Must Turn This Cycle Around"

Food insecurity and conflict still a threat for the Horn of Africa, Dadaab refugee camp running out of funding

7/20/11

Somalia Famine

CARE scales up response, urges donors to ease restrictions on aid delivery

CARE Knows How to Tap Into Wellsprings

Tussamo Tino, 31, is married and a father of three children. He is a farmer in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region (SNNPR) in Ethiopia.

Hope Springs for Fatuma

It takes a lot of strength to carry 55 pounds of water for more than four hours across eastern Ethiopia’s arid highlands. It also takes particular strength to change the circumstances that force women to shoulder that burden.

Fatuma Muhammed is strong in both these ways, and more.

Nine Years Old and Married

When Tino was 9, she spent her days tending to small animals in her pastorialist village in Ethiopia. The child had never attended school, and was barely old enough to have a passing understanding of cultural traditions in her village.

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