Joaquina and Relia have been neighbors in a little village close to Funhalouro in the Southeast of Mozambique for many years. The two friends spend hours to fetch water every day. Their village has no running water, no electricity and the nearest hospital is hours away.
It is a hot day in Pembe, a small town in the province of Inhambane in the Southeast of Mozambique. In the early morning hours men and women are waiting to queue for a month’s food aid ration. Most of them have walked for hours, others already arrived the day before.
MAPUTO, Mozambique—(April 14, 2016) – On April 12th Mozambique issued a "red alert" and Malawi declared a state of national disaster in response to severe food shortages affecting millions of people.
MAPUTO, Mozambique (Jan. 28, 2016) — About 14 million people in Southern Africa are already facing hunger, and the situation is expected to deteriorate further as multiple countries in the region bear the impact of the El Niño weather system.
Chefs are more than just menu masterminds. They are passionate advocates for global hunger with strong personal connections to food and their communities. In 2014, CARE embarked on a journey to engage chefs in the fight to end global hunger.
The global weather system known as “El Niño” is likely to become one of the strongest on record, affecting rain patterns and temperatures across the world for the rest of the year and into 2016. The last major El Niño was in 1997-98.
The original CARE Package© was created in 1945 to provide desperately needed food to survivors of war-torn Europe.
Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping communities grow and sustain nutritious food in some of the most challenging environments in the world.
Congressional Staffers Visit Djibouti and Mozambique with CARE to Learn How U.S. Support Improves Food and Nutrition Security
WASHINGTON (Aug. 24, 2015) — A group of Senate Agriculture Committee staffers and members of the U.S. Administration traveled to Djibouti and Mozambique with the global poverty-fighting organization CARE to see how U.S.