Stories

Providing water to save lives at Dadaab refugee camp

One of the most immediate needs for new refugees arriving at the huge Dadaab refugee camp is water.

"I am fending off drought threats – with bee keeping!"

The knowledge Mohamed gained from bee-keeping training has benefited the whole community as well as his family.

Bangladesh: Poor women tackle land rights issue

CARE is supporting communities to collectively tackle the problem of landlessness in northeast Bangladesh.

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.

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