How one farmer is rebuilding after losing everything

Rosemarie Arante, 48, is a farmer who’s house and crops were destroyed when her community was decimated by Typhon Yolanda. She lost everything and has since rebuilt with the help of CARE and the aGAP project. Today she is a story off success, as a small business owner selling seeds, a diversified farm for more stable income and systems that allow better access to market.

Rosemarie lost everything when Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in 2013. Since then (and with a little hlep from CARE!), she has rebuilt her life, earning enough money to send her children to school and is now hopeful for the future.

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Hope grown: Seeds and tools help farmers in Mozambique

Village close to Funhalouro district, in the southeast of Mozambique. CARE is distributing drought-resistant seeds, which include sorghum, cowpea, ground nuts, pineapple seedlings, maize and millet, including tools such as a hoe, an axe and a machete to more than 47,000 small scale farmers.

Every day, farmers in Mozambique—many of them women—are faced with the challenges of the country´s extreme weather. With a bit of rain and some drought resistant seeds and tools from CARE, people are better able to cope with the extreme climate.

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CARE innovations in the last decade

CARE innovations of the past decade

Is innovation more than just a buzz word? We think so! Here are just some of the ways CARE and our partners have worked to integrate smart, culturally savvy solutions for the problems that affect communities all over the world:

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Fun facts you didn’t know about pumpkins

Fun facts you didn't know about pumpkins

It’s a festive coffee flavour, a Halloween must-have and sometimes a cute nickname for a loved one. But did you know that pumpkins are actually one of the most widely grown (and eaten!) crops in the world? Here are four fun facts you didn’t know about pumpkins.

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Photo essay: Women farmers around the world

Photo essay: Women farmers around the world Women produce half of the world’s food, yet they’re often lacking the same access to resources—like tools, knowledge, access to markets—that men have. When you support women farmers around the world, you’re not only improving their lives, but the lives of their families and communities for generations to…

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