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.

CARE’s Johanna Mitscherlich was recently in Greece where more than 50,000 refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq are stranded. She describes the awful conditions families are forced to endure and the uncertain future one family in particular is waiting for.
Rose is a 59 year-old mother of seven whose family barely gets by on one or two meals a day. Like many Malawian families, the drought caused by the El Niño phenomenon has caused crops to fail resulting in hunger and lack of money. CARE is providing food rations, but it's not enough, and Rose fears for her family's future.
At 75 years old, Esther finds herself raising 3 orphaned grandchildren and trying to provide for them. With the last 2 seasons of drought in southern Malawi, she is having to turn to aid agencies such as CARE in order to be able to do so.
Thanks to support from donors like you, CARE is able to help moms and babies not only survive but thrive! Here are five ways we work to support health for pregnant women, new moms and little ones.
Rose has 7 children and 2 grandchildren that she is responsible for. Because of the drought in Malawi that has resulted from El Niño, Rose's crops have all failed and she is struggling to feed her family. Read her story and find out how you can help.
CARE is working to provide support to the most vulnerable families one year after the Nepal earthquake. Uttam B.K. and his family belong to the Dalit community in Gorkha - one of the hardest-hit areas following the earthquake. The family received support from CARE both before and after the earthquakes. This is their story of survival.
The Palungtar Health in Nepal was severely compromised by the earthquake that devastated the country in April 2015. Amrita was naturally nervous about giving birth there, but thankfully her fears were put to rest thanks to support from CARE.
Grappling with his breath on the hospital bed, Martha's tiny baby, one month old, is very sick. This is his second day at the Mankein Primary Health Care Centre. His mother, Martha, isn’t just worried about him. She worries about the children she has left at home...
CARE has been working in Dadaab (Kenya) - the world's largest refugee camp - for 25 years. Here are some of the faces and stories of the men and women who live and work there.

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