Nigeria – Five years in a cage – The story of a girl who was kidnapped at 12 and held captive by Boko Haram

At 12 years old, Salma was abducted together with her two brothers from her hometown in Bama State, Nigeria. After losing her family, giving birth and fleeing from her captors, she now lives in a camp and receives support from CARE.

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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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