Pakistan

CARE Pakistan re-established operations in June 2005, after being out of the country for more than 25 years. CARE works in some of the most remote and logistically challenging areas of Pakistan to address the underlying causes of poverty, with special focus on women, children and the most marginalized people.

 

9/10/15

Supporting Access to Family Planning & Post Abortion Care (SAF-PAC)

Ensuring the welfare of women, men, girls and boys, particularly in emergency situations, is one of CARE’s priorities.

12/17/14

Behind the Veil

The doctors wouldn’t tell me what had happened to my Arjun. He coughed and spat blood. I watched him withering. Some said he had cancer; some thought it was either tuberculosis or hepatitis.

6/19/14

Our Paths May Be Different, Our Destination Is The Same. [1]

As I entered the hut, I paused. Pulling the end of my dupatta (piece of cloth used by women to cover their chest and head), I wiped off perspiration from my brow. Mariam came forward to greet me and holding my hand, led me inside her hut.

10/18/13

Pregnant and Living in the Forest

In July 2010, unprecedented flooding in Pakistan left one-fifth of the country submerged underwater and affected 20 million people, forcing them into temporary camps, schools and anywhere else they could find shelter.

9/26/13

No More Child Brides

What does a wedding day look like to a five year old, especially if it is her wedding day?

8/7/07

46 Million People Severely Affected by South Asia Floods

46 million or more people have been affected by torrential rains and extreme monsoon weather across India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan.

CARE Knows How to Prevent Malaria With Goat Poop

In the village of Haji Pur of Rajanpur, Punjab, Pakistan, there is no hospital or medical facility. In order to receive medical treatment, village residents must travel many miles to the nearest city -- an expensive trip most cannot afford.