CARE’s Learning Tour to Peru was an opportunity to see firsthand the strategies behind a successful maternal health program. At the heart of this trip was the rural town of Ayacucho where maternal mortality was reduced by 50 percent between 2000 and 2005, twice the reduction seen in a comparison region.
This two-page overview outlines CARE’s model for girl-led action to shift social and gender norms, why it is important and how it works. Girls in Action (also known as Learning Communities on the Move or LCOM) was originally developed in South Asia in partnership with the EMPower Foundation. Read MoreRead More
This issue spotlights Dave Gahan and Martin Gore, members of musical group Depeche Mode, who recently partnered with CARE to raise funds on their tour. Plus, a focus on Irina Ozhehova, who recently joined CARE Ukraine as a Rapid Response Officer after volunteering to help people in the region for over a decade. Read MoreRead More