You don’t break the cycle of poverty by giving people money. You break it by giving them power. This has been CARE’s mission from the start – to give people the ability to take control of their futures, and not let it be dictated by assistance.
Twenty-eight years ago I spent six months living in Rishikesh, India, with a dozen fellow college students. We spent a semester living in an ashram and studying Buddhism, Hinduism and Gandhi.
WASHINGTON (May 10, 2017) — The global poverty-fighting organization CARE welcomes the announcement today of Ambassador Mark Green as the new Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
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CARE Sounds Alarm on President’s Budget Request, Opposes Deep Cuts to Foreign Assistance, which Saves Lives, Benefits U.S. National Security
WASHINGTON (March 16, 2017) – The global poverty-fighting organization CARE is deeply troubled by the Trump Administration’s budget request released today, which would slash funding for critical foreign assistance programs by roughly one-third in order to offset increases in defe
Every day, women and girls in developing countries walk an average of about four miles — many much farther — to collect water, food, firewood and other basics their families need to survive.
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