Stories

Niger: The faces of the food crisis, up close

The food crisis in the Sahel has several causes but one result: people don’t have enough to eat.

Mali: How a savings group provides a safety net

Women who participate in a Village Savings and Loans Association describe the experience as life-changing. This story explains why.

Niger: Everybody depends on the Earth to survive

Climate change is making survival more difficult in Dan Maza Idi and villages like it across Niger.

Niger: “Food is the most basic need”

Drought, soaring food prices, and regional insecurity are creating additional pressure for struggling families like Tchima’s.

Peru: Tackling poverty and inequality in a ‘middle income country’

CARE is supporting communities to create long-term change and to understand and demand their rights.

Unlocking people’s potential through business in Bolivia

Value Chains, Business Plans and International Markets. What do these terms mean for some of the poorest people in Bolivia?

Mother in Niger: I don’t want to lose another child

When Dije Ousmana looks at her baby son Abdulahadi she tries not to think of her three other children who died in earlier food crises.

Zimbabwe: Take a walk in Agnes’ shoes

In the red dusty landscape of southern Zimbabwe, a slight figure walks under the blazing afternoon sun with a tin bucket swinging by her side.

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