Stories

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.

April 11, 2017 | See how women in rural Zimbabwe are benefiting both directly and indirectly from CARE's cash transfer project in this photo essay.
April 10, 2017 | When disaster strikes or conflict erupts, women are the ones on the ground, coping in the heat of the moment, responding to the crisis. And they are at the forefront of humanitarian action. Here are some of their stories.
April 6, 2017 | Nine women working with Syrian refugees tell us what inspired them to challenge sexism and discrimination – and how they are leading the way for women’s empowerment in Jordan, the region, and beyond.
April 7, 2017 | Sunkarie Fofanah lives in Falaba village in Sierra Leone. She and her husband had been unable to conceive until she received medical treatment thank to support from CARE. Read her story.
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.

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