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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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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Respectful care essential to saving women’s lives

While we know that health care providers in rural and remote settings face many challenges, the way they engage with women, especially in pregnancy and delivery, can set the stage for whether she seeks life-saving care for herself and her child in the future.

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SHE TOO deserves to be free from abuse, especially in childbirth

By CARE Canada’s Rebecca Davidson Becoming a mom for the first time is a journey filled with excitement and wonder; I know this as a mom to Leo, 5, and Sadie, 2. It can also be a time filled with anxiety and fear, as I also know very well experiencing complications in both my deliveries.…

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Encouraging healthy pregnancies and safe deliveries in Tanzania

Text and photos by Maxime Michel, Program Officer for CARE Canada Pregnancy is a thrilling time for most expectant mothers in Canada. Beyond the excitement, it’s normal for any woman to feel a little trepidation about her coming arrival. But thanks to our modern health care system, women can regularly meet their practitioner for prenatal…

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Seeing a Difference: Improving Maternal Health in Tanzania

As part of our efforts to better understand the impact of our projects, CARE’s monitoring and evaluation teams regularly interview various community members. Below are a few short snippets we are happy to share from women and men seeing a difference from our TABASAM maternal and child health project in Tanzania. Saidi Kidatula A husband…

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