A picturesque CARE distribution centre in Eastern Ethiopia is bustling with activity. The natural splendour of the area is in contrast with the horror families are facing in light of the current food shortage. Here are some of the stories of the women and children surviving the drought, thanks to support from CARE.
Gladys Gaba Cyrus is 42 years old and living as a refugee in Dadaab camp in Kenya. Gladys is a single mother of five after her husband left her alone in the camp to return to South Sudan. She shares her experience living as a refugee in Dadaab and how CARE has made a difference in her life.
Baby vividly remembers the day three years ago when her children were chased from school because their school fees weren’t paid. It nearly broke her heart. She simply couldn’t afford the cost. But then Baby joined a CARE savings and loan group and has improved the lives of her children and her community in Ghana!