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Archive for July 2018

Children’s festival brings together Syrian and Turkish families

More than 1,000 children and parents from Syria and Turkey came together to play at the Kilis Children’s Festival, organized by CARE and the Kilis municipality at the Southern Turkish town’s football stadium. “We are very happy to work alongside the municipality in Kilis. It’s a fitting city for a celebration of coming together in…

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Five ways you can help conserve water

On a hot, humid summer day, what’s better than jumping into your pool or grabbing an ice cold drink? Imagine though when the temperatures rise, rather than turning on your tap or taking a dip, you had to trek four hours in the blistering heat to get water. In addition to this long and sometimes…

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Why do you give?

Mara O’Brien James, a senior leader at CARE, shares why she is a monthly donor. As a Canadian woman with so many benefits and privileges, it’s really important for me to give back. I have seen the projects that donors support firsthand and have personally spoken with many women who participate in our programs. They…

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15 Minutes on Volunteering Abroad

Episode Transcript Kasia Souchen: 00:01 Hello and welcome to 15 minutes to change the world. Where in 15 minutes you can learn a bit more about the world and how you can help change it. My name is Kasia Souchen at CARE Canada and the host of this podcast, CARE fights poverty by empowering women…

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Yemen update: 'The urgent need for peace needs to be the main focus'

Update on the humanitarian situation in Hodeidah and CARE’s support on the ground The offensive on the key Yemeni port of Hodeidah began over a month ago. Today, the situation of people inside the city is dire, and the threat of an expected conflict still lingers. Although a temporary truce was announced a few days…

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