Economic Development

8/23/17

Day and Night

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.

6/21/17

What A Long, Strange Trip it’s Been

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.

5/10/17

CARE Welcomes Announcement of Mark Green as USAID Administrator

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).

4/19/17

CARE VR Film Women on the Move Released Following SXSW Premiere, Sundance Showing

Film celebrating women banding together in Niger now available on Oculus App, Facebook 360

3/16/17

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

3/8/17

Walking with Women Worldwide

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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