Livelihoods

From child bride to champion of girls’ rights

Consolata in Burundi was married at 16 - but now she is pushing back on all of the messages that tell women they don’t matter.

Bangladesh: Rebuilding livelihoods and food security after floods

With funding from DFID, CARE has helped over 18,000 households affected by floods to recover and become more self-sufficient.

Helping domestic workers stand up for their rights

Domestic workers have long been invisible and voiceless - but CARE is helping them stand up for their rights.

Rwanda: Meet Maida, the supercharged entrepreneur

“When 30 heads meet together you have 30 ideas to improve your life.”

Rwanda: Business heats up for chilli farmer Marie

The 1994 genocide in Rwanda took Marie Consolee’s husband and child. For almost 20 years, it also took her hope.

Bangladesh garment workers: How can we prevent another disaster?

Garment workers in Bangladesh could face more disasters like Rana Plaza unless urgent action is taken.

Haiti: Learning the building trade offers hope for young mother

It was the shoes that caught my attention. On the right foot she wore a pink plastic sandal while on the left a black plimsoll.

Haiti: Innovative savings scheme helps women rebuild their lives

Mireille has rebuilt her life since the earthquake, through the help of her community and an innovative micro-savings programme.

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