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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

May 13

Timor-Leste: Juvita’s healthy boys

By CARE Australia May 13, 2014 0 comments

Juvita places seven-month-old Julio into a sling to be weighed at a CARE-supported health post. Her children are regularly weighed and measured to check for signs of malnutrition. ©Josh Estey/CARE

CARE-trained community volunteers are helping to prevent malnutrition, providing vital maternal and child health services in Timor-Leste.

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Jul 10

Laos: Animal bank provides Pa with life-changing income

By CARE Australia July 10, 2013 0 comments

Since Pa joined the pig bank set up by CARE, her family now has enough to eat all year round and her two children are getting an education. ©Jeff Williams/CARE

CARE supports people in Laos to develop new ways of earning an income and improving food supply, health and hygiene.

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Feb 7

Ethiopia: Not just a divorcee

By CARE Australia February 7, 2012 0 comments

By Amelia Poxon, CARE Australia Communications Coordinator Divorce can have social stigmas attached to it in countries all over the world. In Ethiopia, it can also leave women trapped in poverty. Young girls in rural Ethiopia have limited opportunities to access education and are often married as young as 15…

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Jul 14

Food for thought in Cambodia

By CARE Australia July 14, 2010 0 comments

By Amelia Poxon, CARE Australia Communications Officer   Today, I met five mothers from Srae Angkrong Commune in Cambodia’s north-east. We sat around a table in the communal area of their small village, which boasts a colourful pagoda for Buddhist prayer, a meeting house and a playground. The topic of…

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