Stories

For girls, sports are more than ‘just a game’

“I’m young but I lead a group of 40 adult women in our village sports group,” says Neema, a young woman in Tanzania.

Does helping people adapt to climate change do any good?

Marginalised men and women in Ghana, Kenya and Niger are taking on the challenge of climate change.

How microloans in Uganda are giving orphans a brighter future

Rosemary improved her own life with help from microloans - and now she is putting something back into her community.

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.

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