Village close to Funhalouro district, in the southeast of Mozambique. CARE is distributing drought-resistant seeds, which include sorghum, cowpea, ground nuts, pineapple seedlings, maize and millet, including tools such as a hoe, an axe and a machete to more than 47,000 small scale farmers.

Every day, farmers in Mozambique—many of them women—are faced with the challenges of the country´s extreme weather. With a bit of rain and some drought resistant seeds and tools from CARE, people are better able to cope with the extreme climate.

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CARE Canada ambassador Annie Murphy visits Jordan

It is an unexpected setting for a beauty salon, tucked away inside a community centre in Al-Hashmi, East Amman. When you enter the small salon – ‘Sabaya Style’ – there’s an excited buzz. The five women running this new enterprise have the salon professionally kitted out with Hollywood-style mirrors and lights around the white walls, with accents of pink from the beauty accessories.

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Photo essay: Women farmers around the world Women produce half of the world’s food, yet they’re often lacking the same access to resources—like tools, knowledge, access to markets—that men have. When you support women farmers around the world, you’re not only improving their lives, but the lives of their families and communities for generations to…

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Rhoda, who is a widow, moved upland to Lalanje camp, which is hosting about 254 households affected by the floods. Many people living in this camp also had their crops destroyed by floods and are desperately in need of food assistance.

Like many in her village, Rhoda never saw the Cyclone Idai induced floods coming. She was hopeful looking into the future. Almost 80 per cent of people affected by the floods rely on their small farms as a source of income. So having a good harvest means much more than just a meal on the table.

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