DRC Ebola Emergency DONATE WHAT IS EBOLA? Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a rare, and usually fatal, hemorrhagic fever. It was first discovered in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) near the Ebola River. Ebola virus is caused by an infection and spreads through direct contact with the bodily fluids of a person…

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Cyclone Idai THE SITUATION In March 2019, cyclone Idai slammed into Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe with speeds of more than 200 kilometers per hour, causing severe damage. One month after Idai, a second storm hit northern Mozambique while the country was still recovering from cyclone Idai. More than 600 people died and 1,600 were injured during the unprecedented disasters of cyclones…

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POWER Africa Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Rural Africa Project Snapshot Project: POWER (Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Rural Africa) Goal: To increase financial inclusion for 480,000 individuals and their families Target group: Poor, food insecure households in rural areas, with a focus on women and adolescent girls Where: Burundi, Côte…

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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 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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FEED Project Improving Livelihoods and Economic Growth in South Sudan Project Snapshot FEED (Fortifying Equality and Economic Diversity) Goal: To support communities outside of active conflict zones by meeting basic food security needs and reducing vulnerability Target group: Vulnerable communities and households in three counties of Eastern Equatoria: Torit, Magwi and Ikotos Where: South Sudan…

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Food Sufficiency for Farmers (FSF) Project Project Snapshot FSF (Food Sufficiency for Farmers) Goal: To increase access to healthy food for more than 42,000 households Target group: Poor, food insecure households in rural areas, with a focus on women and adolescent girls Where: Ethiopia Duration: 2013-2018 (5 years) Get Directions For Driving Walking Transit Bicycling…

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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 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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TEMPS Project Working together to prevent child, early and forced marriage Project Snapshot Project: TEMPS (Travaillons ensemble contre les marriages pécoces/Working together to end child, early and forced marriage) Goal: to contribute to strengthening prevention and mitigation of the effects of child, early and forced marriage of girls in Benin and Mali in high-prevalence areas…

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