Stories

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.

Ethiopia’s teenage bride survivors

Young women who were married off as child brides can now talk about positive changes in their lives, thanks to CARE's project.

Nepal: Saying “no more” to silent suffering

In some communities in Nepal, women are claiming the right to feel that they were not born to suffer.

DRC: Restoring dignity to survivors of sexual violence

“It was as if someone had thrown me a rope to help me climb out of a deep, dark hole,” says Florance Kwinja.

Recovering from conflict: Giving people a place to be heard

CARE has created a “listening centre” to provide professional psychosocial support for survivors of Côte d’Ivoire’s brutal violence.

Adapting to climate change in Ecuador: “I no longer depend on others”

Despite coming from a long line of farmers, Maria was struggling to feed her children as the climate became more unpredictable. Read how CARE helped.

Reviving traditions to survive drought in Kenya

“Droughts have been part and parcel of our weather for centuries, but in the last 30 years, their frequency and severity has increased,” says women's group leader Fatuma.

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