Since COVID-19, CARE has undertaken concerted efforts to listen to women and girls and learn the impacts of the pandemic on women's lives, their greatest needs, and how they are responding. A segment of women and girls CARE engaged in these conversations have been members of VSLAs. This case study features the story of 65-year-old VSLA treasurer Fati Musa from North-Eastern Nigeria. Fati was interviewed in April 2021 as part of CARE's Women Respond initiative.
By July 18, South Sudan was able to administer the 60,000 doses of COVID- 19 vaccine they had in stock through a series of smart investments in delivery, training, and social mobilization coordinated with several different partners. As new doses are projected to arrive in country in August, South Sudan continues to reinforce gaps in the health systems to make COVID-19 vaccinations possible without disrupting existing health services. Read MoreRead More