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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 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.
Tujar has begun to share more of the responsibility for house chores and looking after the children, which has allowed his wife to engage in new money-making activities.
In addition to a CARE savings group, Kimiya is also member of a mother-to-mother support group organized under the project. She says this mothers group has helped her gain knowledge on women’s nutrition, child feeding and gender equality.
Aliya says she hopes that with the training she’s received on improved farming techniques and taking care of livestock, she will be able to find new ways to grow more food and earn some extra money.
“I don’t have enough food for myself,” Nyakuic said. “I can’t produce enough milk for the baby. We used to have cows for milk, but because of the fighting they took the cows off to someplace where they would be safe.”
Saidi says that to achieve a healthier community, people need to learn about maternal health. This is why he has dedicated his time, experience and knowledge to help CARE improve maternal health education.
It’s late afternoon in the community of Maricum on the island of Leyte in the Philippines and Nenita and Nicolas Bardalo are working together to build their home.

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