How Malians are eating 3 meals a day

Village Savings and Loan Association response in Mali. Elim/CARE Mali

When COVID-19 hit Mali, most of the families that CARE works with that had been eating three meals a day suddenly found themselves eating only once a day. Six months later, most of those families are eating three meals a day again. Why? Because local communities mobilized to share information, and worked with CARE to distribute cash transfers to the families most in need.

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Adapting to the pandemic

Savings group Kyauta Mata in Niger. They were able to obtain funding to set up a small business for making masks. Ollivier Girard/CARE

While COVID-19 has meant adjusting our path, our work fighting poverty, saving lives in emergencies, and creating a better, more equal world continues. Here are some great examples of how we’ve adapted during the pandemic:

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