PROSADE

PROSADE CARE’s PROSADE ( Promoting Food Security in Choluteca and Rio Negro Watersheds) project in southern Honduras seeks to expand local food production, guarantee access to safe and reliable water, and promote good sanitation and hygiene practices. The situation Access to food is extremely limited in southern Honduras due to extreme levels of poverty, low…

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LINKAGES: Linking Initiatives, Stakeholders and Knowledge to Achieve Gender-Sensitive Livelihood Security

LINKAGES Linking Initiatives, Stakeholders and Knowledge to Achieve Gender-Sensitive Livelihood Security CARE Canada’s LINKAGES program will strengthen local economies, increase access to nutritious food and improve equality between women and men. While women around the world are key food producers, they often earn little money and are chronically malnourished. Improving gender equality in households and…

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ARNI

ARNI CARE’s ARNI project in Zimbabwe sought to equip farmers, health workers and families with knowledge and training to ensure mothers and children had healthy and nutritious diets. The situation Inequality coupled with economic hardship significantly affects mothers and children in Zimbabwe. Recent estimates suggest for every 100,000 births, 570 mothers will die in the…

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TABASAM

TABASAM CARE’s Tabora Adolescent and Safe Motherhood (TABASAM) project is working to safeguard women’s health during pregnancy, childbirth and through the immediate postnatal period. The Problem: While most women in Tanzania know the serious risks associated with pregnancy and childbirth, barriers such as poverty, cultural and religious beliefs, far-flung health clinics and limited transportation, and…

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Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew DONATE THE SITUATION Thousands of people in Haiti and Cuba are in need of help following the devastating impact of Hurricane Matthew. The Category 4 Hurricane struck southern Haiti and Cuba on October 4, 2016 destroying homes, food crops, water supplies, and, in Haiti, raising fears of the spread of cholera. Haiti Massive amounts…

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Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma DONATE THE SITUATION Hurricane Irma made landfall in Cuba September 8, 2017 as a Category 5 hurricane with strong winds and heavy seas leaving massive destruction in its wake. The entire country has been affected; winds exceeding 250km/h tore roofs off buildings, downed electrical lines and brought floodwaters into low-lying coastal communities. Officials…

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Urgent need in South Sudan

Urgent need in South Sudan DONATE THE SITUATION The escalation of the conflict that began in 2013 across various parts of South Sudan in June and July 2016, has exacerbated an already dire humanitarian situation. One in three people in South Sudan are severely food insecure and malnutrition rates, particularly among children, have reached critical levels….

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Fuego volcano erupts in Guatemala (2018)

Fuego volcano erupts in Guatemala DONATE On June 3, 2018, Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupted in the provinces of Chimaltenango, Escuintla and Sacatepéquez, where the Guatemalan government has declared a State of Public Calamity, with over 1.7 million people affected. More than 3,200 people have fled their homes and communities and 65 people have been killed….

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Stop Famine Together (2017)

Stop Famine Together DONATE UPDATE: With your help, as part of the Government of Canada’s Famine Relief Fund, we raised over $21 million to help save lives in parts of Africa and Yemen. The United Nations is calling this the largest humanitarian crisis in its history: More than 20 million people are facing starvation in…

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