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4/14/11

Parvathi Shows the Way

Sunkari Parvathi lives in Swarna Bharathi Nagar, a large slum on the outskirts of Guntur town in India. She became a widow in 2002 when her husband died due to AIDS.

9/13/09

Besinati's Story: “When I see these changes, it’s all worthwhile”

The AIDS pandemic has devastating and debilitating long-term implications, and these effects are most apparent in Africa, where the disease is strangling the continent. 

7/1/09

The Princess of Safe Motherhood

Five years have passed, but the pain on Neneh Mansaray’s face tells more of the story than the monotone words that escape from her trembling lips. It is heartbreaking and...

CARE Knows How to Advocate: Water for the World Act

After six years of advocacy, the Water for the World Act was passed in December 2014.

Rehena Prevails

As a young girl, Rehena Begum was the brightest among her peers in school.

A Pair of Sneakers and a Smile

Early on a warm Thursday morning in May, my colleague Rouwaida and I drove from Beirut to CARE’s office in Mount Lebanon. Two months ago, Syrian refugees and CARE staff ran...

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