These are Niger’s future entrepreneurs, teachers, and doctors. Those who will build the country and dream up new ideas. Those who will work for equal rights and opportunities for all.
The group meets every week after school. They get together to save money and have created their own little bank. Everyone saves what they can, and those who need it can borrow money to test out their own business ideas.Read More
Women’s economic empowerment means that women have the knowledge, tools and opportunities to unlock their full potential to earn and save money. Here are just a few of the amazing women we at CARE have had the privilege of working with and learning from over the years:Read More
When disaster strikes, CARE is ready to assist, thanks to staff on the ground like Fatouma Zara Soumana from Niger. As a gender expert in the emergency space, Fatouma ensures the relief response meets the needs of women and girls as well as men and boys.Read More
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…Read More