How savings groups empower young women in Egypt
For young women, it’s not just about the money – being part of a savings group increases confidence, mobility, and opportunities to work.
Ebola: Spreading opportunities amidst crisis
This devastating disease has not only robbed people of their lives, but also of their livelihoods. CARE’s village savings groups are providing a means to fight back.
Syria: Images from inside - "What we left behind"
Four years on from the start of the crisis in Syria, it has evolved into one of the largest humanitarian crises in recent decades, destroying the homes and livelihoods of millions of Syrians.
Human Rights Day: A hand-up for Hamid
Last Friday in Beirut I met Hamid, a young Syrian from Damascus. He's been working as a waiter for almost a year, after he fled the conflict in Syria fearing for his life.
Ebola is like a secret war
The smell of boiling bananas fills the air as Musu Sesay prepares banana cakes that she hopes her teenage daughter will be able sell for some desperately needed income.
Syrian refugees: School is a fading memory
For Syrian refugee children such as eleven-year-old Hani, childhood is a fading memory.
India: How CARE helps women get better healthcare
Empowering women makes a big impact on health for women and their families, and brings wider improvements to the whole community, writes Laurie Lee.
Afghanistan: Providing vital food and shelter support
With funding from ECHO, CARE has been helping vulnerable people in Afghanistan to meet their basic needs through a cash-for-work programme.