Stories

South Sudan: The forgotten girls

Even before the crisis, South Sudan was one of the world’s worst places to be a girl.

How village savings groups change people’s lives

Find out the difference CARE's training in business skills makes to women in Rwanda.

"Girls should wear school uniforms, not wedding dresses"

When Muzoon became a refugee she thought her life had come to an end. But what she found was the challenge of her life...

Going back: A South Sudanese refugee's journey home

Imagine travelling for six years across three countries to get away from your war torn homeland. What would make you want to go back?

Kobane refugees: "We left in the clothes we are wearing"

"It is very frightening. They took my cousin for five days and they killed a girl as they thought she had been fighting against them."

"We needed to escape before they slaughtered our girls"

As more than 150,000 refugees from Kobane have flooded into Turkey, CARE’s emergency assessment team was ready to help.

Instead of holding pencils, children make toy guns

"I have never imagined that I would live in such a place," says Ayham, a Syrian refugee, pointing at an unfinished house.

Syria crisis: CARE moves to help Kobane refugees

As soon as my colleagues and I heard reports of refugees fleeing from Kobane to Turkey, we drove to the border to assess how CARE can respond.

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