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Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Sep 22

Financial training + plenty of coffee = a dream come true

By CARE Australia September 22, 2020 0 comments

In their small town in Papua New Guinea, coffee farmers Mike and Alice have exciting things brewing. With two young children, they have long been in the business of coffee farming, but struggled to make a living because of the challenges involved in looking after the…

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Aug 17

Women are leading in emergencies this World Humanitarian Day

By CARE Australia August 17, 2020 0 comments

Julia Marango, CARE Vanuatu Resilience Manager Julia has been with CARE Vanuatu for more than eight years. She has responded to many disasters and was the Acting Response Manager during Tropical Cyclone Harold. In early April, when Cyclone Harold tore across Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and…

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Aug 17

“This is my home”: rebuilding Beirut after the blast

By CARE Australia August 17, 2020 0 comments

By Ramzi Saliba, CARE Canada Program Manager One week after the devastating blast that shook Beirut to its core and destroyed half the city, the shock wave is not done ripping through the hearts and souls of those who witnessed the single largest explosion in peacetime history.

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Aug 8

Farouk and Tala survived the Beirut blast by a miracle

By CARE Australia August 8, 2020 0 comments

On Tuesday 4 August, at the time of the explosion, 52-year-old Farouk and his 16-year-old daughter Tala were in their car in a parking lot in downtown Beirut near the port. They are residents of a town 60km away, but were visiting for the day. “We…

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Aug 8

Beirut Explosion: “Life stopped for five really long seconds”

By CARE Australia August 8, 2020 0 comments

“This is my third night sleeping on the streets. Right after the explosion, I came back from the hospital, and I, since I no longer had a home, took a plastic chair and I dozed off, sitting on the pavement. Tonight I’ll be sleeping on the street too,”…

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Jul 16

Your support is the difference

By CARE Australia July 16, 2020 0 comments

All of our supporters help build a better world, and we couldn’t be more grateful for the difference you all make.  With CARE, you’re giving hope to people who have nowhere left to turn, and helping them build better lives. Your support is the difference, and…

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Jun 26

“I am so proud of my achievements” – women in business in Jordan

By CARE Australia June 26, 2020 0 comments

Women in Business in Jordan In Jordan, around 370,000 Palestinian refugees live – mostly in poverty – in makeshift camps. 34-year-old Jordanian local, Basma, wanted to support the most vulnerable group within that population: the women. Simply as a result of being a woman, the majority of the female refugees…

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