COVID-19 in Honduras: Gladis’ story

Gladis Elizabeth Cabrera Ramos, participant in CARE's Prolempa project in Honduras

Gladis is a leader in her community in Honduras. She started a business to earn money and help her family and other women in the community with support from CARE’s PROLEMPA Project.

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My foodie tour of the West Bank and Gaza

Written by Maxime Michel, a Program Manager with CARE Canada’s Humanitarian Assistance and Emergencies Team (HAET) I’m standing across from tables full of pastries, honey, cheeses, and olive oil. People hurry to buy the handmade soap before it runs out; vendors restock theirs display tables to show off their delicacies. No, I’m not at a…

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Serving tea in South Sudan: Mary’s story

By Mawa Seme, Program Officer, CARE South Sudan The sun is scorching hot, with temperatures reaching 35 degrees Celsius in the town of Pagak, Upper Nile State in South Sudan. A crowd of women and men is patiently waiting to be served the traditional South Sudanese spiced tea and coffee common to the area. In…

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A patient community: Ramatou’s story

Seated in a circle around a savings box on a sand floor in the village of Hamdallaye in Niger, 24 women have found their way out of poverty – together. By Therese Leine Sogard Can “number seven” please approach? “Number seven” stands up from the patterned straw mat, rubs away the folds in her pink…

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