8/7/12

Sahel Funding Gap Echoes Last Year's Global Aid Shortfall

ATLANTA (August 7, 2012) - CARE says an $806 million funding gap is threatening to derail the international community's efforts to address the current food crisis and boost long-term food security in the Sahel region of West and Central Africa.

One student leader shows how education can open doors to her dreams

Sixteen-year-old Umu is an earnest young lady with bright dreams for her future. Though she faced both financial hardship and a 7.5-mile walk to school each day from her home in rural Mali, Umu ranked second academically in her class and has risen as a young student leader.

Today's CARE Package Contains an Education

One of the original CARE Packages© contained basic school supplies like paper and pencils.

Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping communities create quality education opportunities for children.

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