Soa’s story: From Trauma to Training

In Madagascar, CARE worked with Nofy Nandrianina Noelisoa Rajernerson, a professional photographer who teaches at Akany Avoko Faravohitra, a residential rehabilitation center that provides young girls with second chances, life skills, a safe space, and support to deal with past traumas. Nofy asked three of her students* to document life in the Center while telling their own stories.

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Meet Doctor Gisma Awad Hassan Rwah

Doctor Gisma Awad Hassan Rwah

Doctor Gisma Awad Hassan Rwah, the only doctor in the clinic in Gorlangbang, Sudan. Tessa Bolton/CARE Canada ShareTweetShareEmail Meet Doctor Gisma Awad Hassan Rwah Aug 15, 2022 By Tessa Bolton, CARE Canada In the aftermath of the Darfur war, the village of Gorlangbang was completely isolated for over ten years like most of South Jebel…

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Jordan: The answer is called Ra’eda

Ra'eda Abu Halawa

Ra’eda Abu Halawa works as a plumber, installing water tanks and repairing and installing pipes in bathrooms and kitchens. This is unusual in Jordan because women plumbers are very rare in the country, but that doesn’t bother Ra-eda.

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Breaking the cycle of period poverty: Alice’s story

Alice, one of many women who participated in a menstrual hygiene course in Uganda. She chatted with CARE and our partner organization, WoMena, about some of her experiences and challenges with menstruation and how her and her family have overcome them.

On any given day, more than 320 million people around the world are menstruating (Global Menstrual Collective). Still many people around the world lack the proper access to menstrual products, services, and information. This is period poverty.

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Meet some of CARE’s humanitarian leaders

Rosemary Samuel is a Project Manager with CARE Nigeria.

CARE is full of incredible staff, volunteers and partners that work hand in hand with women, girls and their communities around the world to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice. Meet three of our inspiring humanitarian colleagues: Marilyn, Rosemary, and Mónica.

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Meet the Vancouver Youth CARE Committee (YCC)

Vancouver Youth CARE Committee (YCC) at a Walk In Her Shoes event

CARE Canada is extremely fortunate to receive support for our mission and work from so many different individuals, groups, companies and organizations. Kayla Chutter and Jasmine Renn, two members of The Vancouver Youth CARE Committee, share the story of how this special group of young people came to be, past and future initiatives, advice to young people wanting to make a difference and more.

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