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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.

Baby Yelfaabasoglo 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 group and has improved the lives of her children and her community!
CARE's Theo Alexopoulos describes meeting children in Northern Yemen as they line up for hours to receive water - a resource they are severely lacking due to the conflict.
March 25, 2016 marks one year since the conflict in Yemen began. CARE Yemen's Country Director, Daw Mohammed, shares his thoughts and experiences on the tragic conflict and why help is needed now more than ever.
In many parts of India, empowering girls is not seen as important. One of the places this is most prominent is in the school system. Mara O’Brien James, CARE Canada's Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness, recently travelled to India to see how CARE is helping girls become leaders.
Maria Samillano’s simple life with her husband and three children was turned upside down when super typhoon Haiyan smashed its way to her coastal village in the Philippines, completely destroying her home and business. But two years after the tragic experience, Maria now proudly describes how she was able to slowly get back on her feet.
Mali sits in the Sahel region of West Africa and is highly prone to food shortages from the harsh climate. People generally apply for funds for petty trade, starting a small business selling crafts or buying seeds for rainfed agriculture and backyard vegetable gardening through CARE's IFONS project, but in 2013, our staff was surprised that this was't the case.
Santiago Alba Corral, Senior Director of International Development for CARE Canada, expands on the discussion to feed the world.
How does CARE help prevent food shocks like drought from becoming a full-blown crisis? Here are five ways:
What would you say to your daughter on International Women’s Day? In South Sudan, CARE International’s Rose Ejuru wrote this letter to her daughter Desire Caroline that we are happy to share with you.

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