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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Emergencies over the last decade

The last decade has been no stranger to natural disasters. We wanted to look back at some of the life-changing disasters from the last ten years. Here are some (of many) of the disasters from the last decade that rocked countries around the world.

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Hope amidst the chaos

By Sandra Bulling When Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines on Friday, Lourdes Hermilda had been with her husband and two children, counting down the days until the birth of their new baby, and hoping the storm wouldn’t be as bad as predicted. But within minutes, the world changed: terrifying wind from one of…

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Shelter from the storm: Rebuilding after Typhoon Haiyan

Written by Suzanne Charest, communications director for CARE Canada. She travelled to the Philippines to support CARE’s response to Typhoon Haiyan. A banner across the town hall building in typhoon-hit Albuera reads: “Hard pressed but not crushed, struck down but not destroyed, perplexed but not hopeless, thank you very much for your wholehearted help.” On…

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The journey to resilience after Haiyan

Written by: Dennis Amata, Information & Communications Manager, CARE Philippines “All of the houses in my village were destroyed in a snap. We nearly lost everything.” This was what Analita Garcela shared when asked about her experience when super typhoon Haiyan smashed its way through Central Philippines on November 8, 2013. Analita, 47, is the…

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