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.

Nov 10, 2016 | Thanks to her membership in a CARE savings group as part of the POWER Africa project, Thérèse is on her way to making her dream of owning a successful restaurant a reality.
Nov 7, 2016 | In the local Lotuko language Ituba means ‘united we progress’. It is also the name chosen by a group of 30 women in Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan for their one-month old village savings and loans group.
Nov 3, 2016 │ More than 275,000 refugees are living in Dadaab, the biggest refugee camp in the world in Kenya. Here are five interesting facts about the people who call the camp home and how CARE works to support and empower them.
Nov 3, 2016 │CARE staff recount a visit with a family in a temporary home in a refugee camp in northern Iraq, the struggles they face and the life they are trying to build.
Oct 25, 2016 | In spite of their losses, Haitians like Florkensia and Ylvens do want to rebuild their lives. And during the day, they try to salvage what’s left. But the needs are great.
Oct 18, 2016 | CARE Haiti's Country Director Jean-Michel Vigreux describes the devastation after Hurricane Matthew caused widespread destruction in the country and the urgent needs for over one million people.
Oct 22, 2016 | All that 11 year-old Regina has left of her home is a pyramid of rusted metal cups after her home was destroyed in the conflict in South Sudan.
May 28, 2013 | Margaret Capelazo, CARE Canada’s gender advisor discusses how gender is ever-present throughout all of CARE's programming, including one project in Malawi focused on communications skills training.
Oct 28, 2015 | They say it takes a whole community to raise a child. This is especially true when trying to prevent child marriage. Read about CARE Canada's Gender Advisor, Margaret Capelazo's, trip to Benin in 2015.

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