Snapshot: CARE’s work in Simbari, PNG
October 7, 2014
Skaila is a mother of three, a CARE-trained maternal health volunteer (MHV) and the female representative for the local Ward Development Committee. Her main source of income is growing coffee. To sell her coffee at market in town, she must make a dangerous and backbreaking six-day return journey through the mountains. ©Tom Greenwood/CARE
by Laura Dunens, Digital Specialist, CARE Australia
Last month, I was fortunate to travel with CARE to visit our projects in the very remote village of Simbari in the Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea (PNG).
I was greeted by smiling faces wherever I went and, over the course of speaking with a multitude of people, heard incredible stories of suffering and resilience.
Here are some of the amazing people CARE works with, all of whom I feel incredibly lucky to have met:
Learn more about CARE’s work in PNG