Refugees from South Sudan
More than 800,000 people have fled from conflict and hunger in South Sudan and are now living as refugees in settlements and camps in Uganda. CARE is providing assistance to South Sudanese refugees in Rhino camp, where we are providing maternal health, water and sanitation, gender-based violence, and livelihoods support; and in Imvepi settlement, where we are providing gender-based violence and protection support, sexual reproductive and maternal health services, and shelter support including for people with special needs.
Banking on Change
Banking on Change is an innovative partnership between CARE International UK, Barclays and Plan UK. Worldwide, 2.7 billion adults are 'unbanked'. This means they have no access to formal financial services that people in the UK take for granted. Banking on Change enables rural communities, like this one in Uganda, to save in groups and borrow from the group's savings to meet urgent needs or to invest in creating new businesses. ITN's Alastair Stewart explains how it works: