Syrian professionals, now refugees, search for work

Since conflict erupted in Syria in 2011, CARE has been supporting refugees and host families in surroudning countries. We distribute essentials like blankets, food and other household items as well as cash distribution so people can buy food and other necessities, pay rent and bills, seek medical care and more. We also run support centres…

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CARE Canada Reaction to Canadian Foreign Minister's Speech

A group of women who are part of CARE's Every Voice Counts project in Sudan look at the camera and smile. Ala Kheir/CARE

CARE Canada President and CEO Gillian Barth released the following quote in response to today's speech by Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland: CARE was pleased with Minister Chrystia Freeland’s commitment that in the coming days the government will release Canada’s first feminist international assistance policy, which will target women’s rights and gender equality. We…

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Somalia: Two mothers’ impossible decision

Fawsiyo sits on a bed in the hospital rocking and soothing her crying six month old son Mawlid in rural Somalia. About 10 days ago, Mawlid started vomiting and having diarrhea and it continued for days. Fawsiyo’s husband had traveled into the city looking for work due to the severe drought in the area and…

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