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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.

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...

What Happens When You Mix Clean Water, Soap and Students?

School attendance goes up, students get healthier and governments pay attention

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...

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