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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

Oct 13

A sweet treat from Papua New Guinea

By CARE Australia October 13, 2020 3 comments

In Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, the vast majority of cocoa comes from small family-run farms. But it’s hard work, yields are small, and farmers have few opportunities to sell their crop at markets.  Cocoa farmers Marlena and her husband Mishael have been working tirelessly to support…

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Sep 22

Financial training + plenty of coffee = a dream come true

By CARE Australia September 22, 2020 6 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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