ShareTweetShareEmail CARE and partners in the Philippines worried about potential devastation from Typhoon Goni to remote areas, as the country battles COVID-19 and Typhoon season Nov 2, 2020 MANILA, PHILIPPINES, NOVEMBER 2, 2020—As typhoon Goni weakens it has left a devastating wake—killing 16 people, affecting over 2 million people, destroying infrastructure and houses, and damaging…

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Savings group Kyauta Mata in Niger. They were able to obtain funding to set up a small business for making masks. Ollivier Girard/CARE

While COVID-19 has meant adjusting our path, our work fighting poverty, saving lives in emergencies, and creating a better, more equal world continues. Here are some great examples of how we’ve adapted during the pandemic:

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Al-Hareth school, one of the schools that held community dialogues to discuss quality of education at public schools in Yemen.

The education sector in Yemen has been badly affected by teachers’ absences, and school hours were reduced even before COVID-19. CARE is supporting schools in Yemen with awareness-raising programs and facilitates community dialogue as a part of the response to improve the education system and to support students to return to school.

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On this episode of 15 Minutes to Change the World, we speak with Najeeba Wazefadost and Bárbara Romero, two of the five co-founders of Global Independent Refugee Women Leaders (GIRWL). They share their personal stories as refugees and insights on how COVID-19 is affecting refugee communities and internally displaced persons around the world.

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Gladis Elizabeth Cabrera Ramos, participant in CARE's Prolempa project in Honduras

Gladis is a leader in her community in Honduras. She started a business to earn money and help her family and other women in the community with support from CARE’s PROLEMPA Project.

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