“I can help women raise their voices”: Halatu’s story

Halatu Benjamin in the Omugo settlement in northern Uganda. All photos by CARE Uganda.

Concerned that women had to trek nearly 10km to the nearest food distribution point, Halatu, a South Sudanese refugee and her women’s group in the Omugo refugee settlement in Uganda, helped to organize a peaceful boycott to successfully advocate for the food distribution point to be moved closer to the community.

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Video: The world is better when she leads too

Video: The world is better when she leads too

Women are on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis—as health care workers, community leaders, caregivers—mobilizing the individuals, communities and support needed to build a more equal, more resilient world.

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From Bread Maker to Breadwinner

Safora making Bolani

After her husband got sick with COVID, Safora started a small business selling Bolani (fried flatbread stuffed with vegetables). She shares her story and her fantastic Bolani recipe for you to try at home!

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15 Minutes on Localizing and Decolonizing Aid

15 Minutes to Change the World - CARE Canada's podcast

In the final episode of our March4Women series, we speak with Everjoice Win, an activist in feminist and social justice movements in her country, Zimbabwe, the African continent and globally for over 30 years. Everjoice speaks passionately about decolonizing aid and localization in the context of international development and humanitarian work—and how women are leading the charge in this very critical area.

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15 Minutes on Financial and Corporate Inclusion

15 Minutes to Change the World - CARE Canada's podcast

In the third episode of our March4Women series, we speak with Cindy Karugia, Financial Advisor at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), about financial and corporate inclusion and leadership. Cindy also lends her time and expertise to nonprofit organizations like G(irls) 20, YWCA Canada, and Equal Voice Canada, and we are thrilled to have her as a Board member at CARE Canada.

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PROLEMPA Project Impact

With support form CARE’s PROLEMPA project, supported by the Government of Canada, women in Honduras have received business training to help them market their products more widely and improve their sales. These amazing women are able to pay for their children’s education and create a bright future for themselves, their families, and communities.

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