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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

Jul 22

What could 12-year-old Bopha do instead of running her home?

By CARE Australia July 22, 2013 0 comments

By Laura Hill, Communications Manager, CARE Australia Bopha* and her family live in a small village in Koh Kong Province, Cambodia. Like many 12-year-old girls, Bopha loves skipping rope with her friends. She also likes going to school, but sometimes misses out on both activities because she is burdened by…

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Jul 17

Lesotho food crisis: A never-ending story

By CARE Australia July 17, 2013 0 comments

The current food crisis in Lesotho means that more than one-third of the population doesn’t have enough to eat. Drought, late rains, early frost and a recent pest infestation have destroyed vital crops. Adding to the issue of food insecurity are crippling health problems; every fourth person in Lesotho is…

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Mar 2

I am powerful!

By CARE Australia March 2, 2011 0 comments

By Cressida Blumson, CARE Australia’s Key Partnerships Officer and Vietnam Cycle Challenge participant Day 3 Today I shouted ‘I am powerful!’ after completing a 10-kilometre mountain climb, to have Justine, one of the other challenge participants, respond, ‘I am sore!’. It’s no wonder that she’s sore – today we rode a whopping…

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Feb 10

Cutting foreign aid programs can only harm us all

By CARE Australia February 10, 2011 1 comment

An inspiring piece by our CEO Julia Newton-Howes, published in The Canberra Times, 10 February 2011  In February 2009, as my plane touched down in Zimbabwe, I learned that Victoria had been devastated by the Black Saturday bushfires. Although Zimbabwe faces massive problems of poverty and hunger, everywhere I went…

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