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CARE works with individuals and communities in more than 90 countries around the world.

The best part of our work is sharing the stories of the people we serve – whether directly from them or via our staff in the field, through words, photos, videos, and more. These stories represent why we do the work that we do and they inspire us each and every day.

For Mama Adey, it was too painful seeing women and girls suffer and she wished that something urgent be done.
Yvette and her neighbours in Port-au-Prince’s Carrefour district have built a great deal since the earthquake five years ago. But what she’s most proud of isn’t bricks and mortar. It’s unity.
“I now know more about Ebola,” Konan said, “what it is and how to prevent it from entering into my village.”
“We are very glad that CARE came today and listened to us. We learned from you, that makes us happy.”
Although her mother wishes for Hanan to go to school in Jordan, and school is free, there’s a problem. The schools are full.
Rolando says, he wondered if it was time to accept he was going to die. Should he live, he knew there was no way all of his family members and friends would make it out alive. The storm was just too strong.
For Francis Banda and his wife, Elinala, being able to provide regular meals to their six children was often a luxury.
"I am not feeling good that I don’t have Ebola,” Josephine said. “Because I spent my birthday in a quarantined home and I have lost almost all of my loved ones."
Being a mother herself, Regina says there is still much to do to educate women and girls about maternal and child care in Tanzania.

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