Repaying Kindness: Dr. Paul Loofs

More than 65 years have passed, but Dr. Paul Loofs can still remember the day in 1947 when a CARE package was delivered to his bomb-damaged home in Central Europe. For his family, still reeling from the aftermath of the Second World War, that one parcel represented much more than the canned food it contained.…

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Hope amidst the chaos

By Sandra Bulling When Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines on Friday, Lourdes Hermilda had been with her husband and two children, counting down the days until the birth of their new baby, and hoping the storm wouldn’t be as bad as predicted. But within minutes, the world changed: terrifying wind from one of…

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A cruel and deceptive green

By Barbara Jackson, Humanitarian Director CARE International It’s lusciously green all around us in this eastern highland community in Chauve province of Papua New Guinea. Deceptively and almost cruelly green. My colleagues from CARE Papua New Guinea and I have driven two hours from Goroka, the capital of the Eastern Highlands Province, to visit one…

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Encouraging healthy pregnancies and safe deliveries in Tanzania

Text and photos by Maxime Michel, Program Officer for CARE Canada Pregnancy is a thrilling time for most expectant mothers in Canada. Beyond the excitement, it’s normal for any woman to feel a little trepidation about her coming arrival. But thanks to our modern health care system, women can regularly meet their practitioner for prenatal…

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Envoyez un colis CARE virtuel en mars et recevez une offre spéciale de H&M Canada

[OTTAWA] Des biscuits maison, une paire de gants, votre chocolat préféré… la plupart des Canadiennes et Canadiens savent ce qu’est un colis CARE et ressentent une douce nostalgie lorsqu’ils en reçoivent un. C’est un cadeau assorti d’une fière histoire de générosité et d’un avenir rempli de promesses d’autonomisation. Durant le mois de mars, dans le…

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