Stories

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.

Cambodia: How better farming practices lead to better lives

Cambodian mother of five, Riem Soun, is changing her family’s life. It all began when her rice field was selected to be CARE’s demonstration plot as part of a project promoting better farming practices.

Haiti earthquake: How CARE rebuilds alongside local people

"Life was very hard… But now I have a house and I am gaining weight again."

A new era for mothers and babies in Budar, Nepal

In far western Nepal, the terrain makes travel difficult and people have little access to health care facilities.

Peru: Making people’s voices heard in health care provision

Peru has the second highest maternal mortality rate in South America - but CARE's Participatory Voices project is helping women stand up for better health care.

Uganda: “The savings and loans project has empowered me”

Florence Okello is a member of a CARE savings and loans group, and an activist against gender-based violence. This is her story.

HIV and AIDS: Overcoming stigma and stereotypes in Mozambique

At 22 years old, Matilde Alfiado and her friends aren’t afraid to ask for condoms - thanks to CARE's counselling and education programme for people living with, or at risk of, HIV.

"I love to study": Improving education in Nicaragua

For young girls in Nicaragua, a quality education is a ticket out of the vicious cycle of poverty.

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