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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...

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.

Community Agriculture Volunteer: A Successful Front-liner of the SHOUHARDO II Program

Agriculture is the single largest producing sector of the Bangladesh economy, and both the government and NGOs are providing extensive support to this sector.

Every Step Forward Is a Reward

Line, 29, was supported by the FARN-G (Nutrition Improvement and Recovery Nutrition – Pregnancy) program from the third month of her third pregnancy until the birth of her...

Doing No More Harm

When Amarnath Yadav, 27, was mugging up for his final year bachelor's degree examination, his mind drifted towards what he would do after college. Being a student of the...

I Came Here Because I Need Peace and a Hospital

For three Syrian women who escaped the war, the main thing about Azraq refugee camp is that people are not trying to kill each other. “I cannot see more violence” says Safa (...

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