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Ending inequality in the West Bank

ShareTweetShareEmail Ending inequality in the West Bank Dec 5, 2018 By Kasia Souchen, CARE Canada’s Marketing Outreach Manager This was the third street we had turned down to try to find a route to get us back to Ramallah, West Bank. There was tear gas used on some of the routes so it wasn’t safe…

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Hunger on the edge of the Sahel: Shoukuriya’s story

Worldwide, hunger and malnutrition kills more people than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Hunger is avoidable and it is treatable. There is more than enough food in the world. No one should worry whether they will be able feed their children when they wake up in the morning. This is where a little girl named…

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Photo essay: Back to school around the world

For children in most countries around the globe, the month of September means back to school. It’s the time of the year that children of all ages, being naturally hungry to learn, are excited to see their old classmates and meet their new teachers. But going to school is not easy for everyone. In times…

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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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Photo story, Cambodia: Putting health first at work

Maly works as a line leader at a busy garment factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She is 8 months pregnant with her second child, and as you can imagine, sometimes her job can be very tiring and demanding. But there are perks of working at her company, and she has joined CARE’s contraceptive training program…

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Empowering refugees to empower others

By Megan Nobert, CARE Canada Northern Zambia, along the Congolese border, is a stunning place to find oneself. The water on Lake Mweru ripples a deep dark blue. The rust-coloured earth contrasts with the saturated green of the landscape. Sugarcane grows along the road, in a land overflowing with fruit and fish. It should be a…

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