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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.

Nepal was rocked by an 8.0 magnitude earthquake that killed over 8,500 people and destroyed thousands of homes in 1934. 80 years later, Kaman is reliving the nightmare for a second time.
Seventeen year-old Aziza lived in the Central African Republic’s capital Bangui with her parents, sisters and brothers. Her entire family was killed as a result of the conflict in her country and she fled to neighbouring Chad, along with roughly 97,000 of her fellow citizens. Despite living as a refugee in Chad, Aziza still has hopes and dreams for a bright future.
"I want to fight against child marriage; I want to learn as much as possible and excel in school and become a journalist."
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.

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