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.

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.
Jeneti is a 25 year-old mom of two living in Ethiopia. Lower than usual rainfalls have caused extreme and widespread drought throughout the county. Despite support from CARE and other organizations, mothers across Ethiopia are continuing to struggle to feed their families as resources diminish and the drought persists.
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.

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