Khonaf Saido Abdullah, 54, living in Rwanga camp, Northern Iraq is a mother of seven children and a participant of CARE’s and Lotus Flower’s business incubator project. CARE/Lotus Flower

Khonaf Saido Abdullah is a mother of 7 from Sinjar, Iraq where she was living with her young children and disabled husband in a small rental property. They worked as farm labourers to get a small income, but she still did not have enough money to be able to send any of her children to school. But that changed.

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Refugee women making masks in Uganda

For a group of women tailors located in a village in Uganda’s Bidibidi settlement zone, all has not been lost during the pandemic. Their story is a true reflection of the old adage “every cloud has a silver lining” thanks to CARE and support from UN Women.

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Fatima, 46 years old, is a mother of five. She lives in a very modest apartment in the conflict-affected Tripoli neighborhood of Bab al-Tabbaneh.

Fatima, who lives in the conflict-affected Tripoli neighbourhood of Bab al-Tabbaneh, has not worked since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. She lives with her family in a very modest apartment. Her husband, Abdel Kader, lost his leg three weeks ago.

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CARE innovations of the past decade

Is innovation more than just a buzz word? We think so! Here are just some of the ways CARE and our partners have worked to integrate smart, culturally savvy solutions for the problems that affect communities all over the world:

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Amaal’s only wish was to return to school in Yemen, 2019

Five photographers have shared their favourite images from the work they saw CARE implementing this year. They are all beautiful, compelling, and capture both the challenges of life in the developing world, and the joy experienced when things improve–thanks to you.

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