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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...

The Power of Choice

Rose Lesa Milembo of Nseluka village was 17 years old when she married her husband. Today, at age 33, she has seven children.

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...

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...

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