Stories

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.

South Sudan: Helping the sick and the hungry

The outbreak of violence in South Sudan did not stop CARE from helping people hit by displacement and chaos.

Typhoon Haiyan: Rebuilding their own homes and communities

Aileen Militante's husband Edgar earns a living helping build other people's homes as a carpenter.

Typhoon Haiyan: Building back safer

For Rolando Creado, 64, the safest place was to head to the mountains when Typhoon Haiyan hit.

Syrian refugees: “One meal a day is all we can afford”

Sabra in Beirut, Lebanon, is home to a new wave of refugees: families fleeing the conflict in Syria.

Cyclone Phailin: Pain has its own language

Jasodha speaks broken Hindi – my mother tongue – but what she cannot express in words, she tells me through gestures.

Syria crisis: Dear World – We Are People

Syrian refugees wrote messages to the world and its leaders, using marker pens on their arms. Here are some of their portraits.

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