Earning and saving

Your Valentines Day Gift Guide – That Gives Back

Newborn baby in Tanzania

ShareTweetShare+1Email Your Valentines Day Gift Guide – That Gives Back Feb 11, 2019 Love is in the air in February. All kinds of love whether between partners, a parent and child, or friends. No matter who you are getting a gift for this Valentine’s Day, we’ve got you covered. Here are our top 3 gift…

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Stories on the impact of development work

ShareTweetShare+1Email Stories on the impact of development work Feb 5, 2019 To celebrate International Development Week we asked our staff how development work has impacted the people we work with and how it has impacted them. We share some of their stories below. “When I was last in Tanzania, I was left inspired by how…

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Hungry for change: Women entrepreneurs in the West Bank

Walking up the steps to a small concrete building nestled amidst oak and cypress trees, it’s hard to believe that this is the site of such a big and important operation. A childcare centre next door fills the air with children’s laughter and I find myself breaking into a smile. We’re in Al Shyoukh, Hebron, in the West Bank…

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Ending inequality in the West Bank

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 to go down certain roads. With no satellite phone connection…

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A way forward: How savings helped Baby build a bright future

Baby Yelfaabasoglo vividly remembers the day three years ago when her children were chased from school because their school fees weren’t paid. It nearly broke her heart. She simply couldn’t afford the cost. Like most families in Brifo Maal village in Ghana’s Upper West region, back then, she and her husband barely grew enough food…

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We’re global citizens now more than ever

Sylvie Madely, CARE Canada’s Vice President of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications (in above photo), travelled to Ethiopia in late 2014 with Douglas Stollery, the co-chair of our Canadians Care campaign. Together, they visited CARE Canada’s maternal and child health and food and nutrition projects funded by the Government of Canada and our wonderful donors. We…

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My foodie tour of the West Bank and Gaza

Written by Maxime Michel, a Program Manager with CARE Canada’s Humanitarian Assistance and Emergencies Team (HAET) I’m standing across from tables full of pastries, honey, cheeses, and olive oil. People hurry to buy the handmade soap before it runs out; vendors restock theirs display tables to show off their delicacies. No, I’m not at a…

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Blazing the trail for better food in Ethiopia

Written by Heather Barnabe, Program Officer, CARE Canada We are very fortunate at CARE to have moments of profound inspiration. In early July, on a hot, dry day in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia, I met Asha Abdurehman, a woman who will bravely blaze a trail for other women in her community, acting as a voice of…

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