Celebrating mothers all over the world

By CARE Australia May 6, 2014 0 comments

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers around the world!

This Mother’s Day, we celebrate the millions of amazing mothers CARE is supporting, who are helping their families and communities overcome poverty.

Palmira Sanches won an award for being a role model parent in one of CARE's education projects in Timor-Leste. Palmira encourages her daughter Fidelia* to go to school, even tough many girls in Timor-Leste miss out on an education in order the help their families work or look after the house. Image: Josh Estey/CARE.
Palmira Sanches won an award for being a role model parent in one of CARE’s education projects in Timor-Leste. Palmira encourages her daughter Fidelia* (name changed) to go to school, even though many girls in Timor-Leste miss out on an education in order the help their families work or look after the household. ©Josh Estey/CARE.
Evelyn, 24-yearls-old, is a member of a Motherhood Skills Groups CARE supports in Papua New Guinea. The groups learns how to improve their family's health and new skills, such as sewing, to earn an income. Image: Josh Estey/CARE
Evelyn, 24-yearls-old, is a member of a Motherhood Skills Group CARE supports in Papua New Guinea. The group learns how to improve their family’s health and develops new skills, such as sewing, to earn an income. ©Josh Estey/CARE
CARE supported pregnant women and mothers after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines in November 2013. Image: Peter Caton/CARE.
CARE supported pregnant women and mothers after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines in November 2013. ©Peter Caton/CARE.
Fortunate is a member of CARE's Village Savings and Loans group in Malawi. She is learning to save and invest her money to earn a greater income. Image: Josh Estey/CARE.
Fortunate is a member of CARE’s Village Savings and Loans group in Malawi. She is learning to save and invest her money to earn a greater income. ©Josh Estey/CARE.
A mother arrives at Dagahaley refugee camp in Kenya with her baby. After registering, CARE provides refugees with items like tarpaulins, kitchen sets, soap, blankets and an initial food supply. Image: Evelyn Hockstein/CARE
A mother arrives at Dagahaley refugee camp in Kenya with her baby. After registering, CARE provides refugees with items like tarpaulins, kitchen sets, soap, blankets and an initial food supply. ©Evelyn Hockstein/CARE
Makeda* (name changed), 16, is part of CARE’s Toward Improved Economic and Sexual Reproductive Health Outcomes for Adolescent Girls project in Ethiopia, which improves the sexual reproductive health of adolescent girls and educates the community about the dangers of child marriage.
Makeda* (name changed), 16, is part of CARE’s Toward Improved Economic and Sexual Reproductive Health Outcomes for Adolescent Girls project in Ethiopia, which improves the sexual reproductive health of adolescent girls and educates the community about the dangers of child marriage. ©Josh Estey/CARE

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