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.