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CARE works with individuals and communities in more than 90 countries around the world.

At the heart of CARE's work is our dedication to defending dignity and fighting poverty by empowering the world's greatest resource for change – women and girls.

Mar 31, 2017 | CARE's Alexandra Crofton recently returned from a trip to Zimbabwe where she saw firsthand the work that CARE is doing to empower young people by teaching them business skills through the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP).
Mar 30, 2017 | CARE Canada's President and CEO Gillian Barth reflects on the training for her upcoming Mount Kilimanjaro climb with the Dream Mountains Foundation - all to raise funds to support CARE's work worldwide.
Mar 29, 2017 | Imagine living in the middle of a conflict zone, then imagine trying to survive as a farmer after an incredible difficult drought. For many South Sudanese, whose main source of income is agriculture, this is the difficult and at times nearly impossible reality. See how CARE is helping with the FEED Project.
Mar 28, 2017 | Since October 2016, over 23,000 suspected cases of cholera, including 108 associated deaths, have been reported across Yemen - all amidst the ongoing conflict and hunger crisis in the country. See how CARE is helping prevent cholera in Yemen through hygiene training, public awareness and clean water distribution.
Mar 28, 2017 | In the village of Barwako in the Sool region of Somaliland, Somalia, 90 per cent of livestock have died due to the severe drought. People like Amina Suleiman are trying desperately to keep the remaining animals alive by any means necessary - including feeding them wet paper.
Mar 24, 2017 | What do you do when faced with the threat of starvation: stay put hoping the situation will improve? Or walk in search of safety and a stable food source? This is the terrible dilemma hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese like 34-year-old Nyarmon are currently facing.
Mar 20, 2017 | Nura Abdi Nuur, a mother of seven, lives in an impromptu camp with other drought-stricken families. Before CARE arrived to provide assistance, the family - like so many in the area - was facing starvation.
One family. Three generations. And a village called Kagadama. See the evolution of CARE's Village Savings and Loan Associations in action.
Mar 14, 2017 | Mohammad and Fatima and their four children did not want to leave their home in Syria, but were forced to when violence escalated. Their son Taleb, who participated in CARE's #MakeWordsMatter video has one message: "Tell the world to love each other."

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