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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

Jan 15

Kindness changes lives

By CARE Australia January 15, 2020 0 comments

You have never met these people. But kind supporters like you have changed each of their lives, and brought hope to their children.  They are all examples of the incredible difference you make as a CARE supporter. Grace in Uganda You may remember…

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Dec 16

See the most stunning images from 2019

By CARE Australia December 16, 2019 8 comments

As we farewell 2019, we wanted you to see five photos of some of the people your generous support has made a difference to this past year.  Five photographers have shared their favourite images from the work they saw CARE implementing this year. They are all…

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Dec 10

Facing a harsh winter in a refugee camp

By CARE Australia December 10, 2019 0 comments

Image ©Fatima Azzeh/CARE

For most of us, the end of the year is a time to celebrate all the things we have which make us happy. For those suffering the impact of war and disaster, the mood is much more melancholy. Particularly for those whose rights have been stripped away, to…

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Nov 19

Designing the perfect toilet

By CARE Australia November 19, 2019 5 comments

On the island of Tanna in Vanuatu, CARE has spoken with school girls about the challenges that keep them away from school. One reason may be a big surprise: Toilets! Not having a clean and private toilet is a major concern for girls, particularly…

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Oct 24

Sydney Morning Herald journalists win award for Papua New Guinea story

By CARE Australia October 24, 2019 0 comments

Journalist Matt Wade and photographer Louise Kennerley have been honoured for their outstanding coverage of Papua New Guinea’s multiple health crises, which was made possible by CARE Australia.  The annual award was presented by the Australian Council for International Development  (ACFID),…

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Oct 14

New Australian film Buoyancy shines a light on modern slavery

By CARE Australia October 14, 2019 0 comments

A new film from Australian writer-director Rodd Rathjen is shining a light on human trafficking and modern forms of slavery in our part of the world.  Inspired by real events, Buoyancy tells the story of Chakra, a teenage boy from Cambodia who is tricked into working on a Thai fishing…

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