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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

A life-changing gift: Chin’s story

By CARE Australia January 15, 2016 0 comments
A mother studies while her husband holds their baby.

Mother and Village Animal Health Worker Chin has become an inspiration and role model for other women and girls in her rural Cambodian village. © CARE

How does your gift to CARE help change the lives of people living in poverty for generations to come? While women and girls often bear the brunt of disadvantage, thanks to generous CARE supporters, women like Chin in Cambodia are being helped to reach their full potential.

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Sep 30

Sewing hope

By CARE Australia September 30, 2015 0 comments
A woman standing next to a vehicle loaded with fabric scraps in Myanmar.

With help from CARE's Improving Access to Safe Employment for Migrant Women project, Daw Tin Aye is building a brighter future for her family. © CARE

Determined to build a better future for her kids, a combination of entrepreneurial instincts and CARE-supported training means mother of five Daw Tin Aye is now sewing a brighter future - one fabric scrap at a time.

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Sep 14

The women weavers of Basey

By CARE Australia September 14, 2015 0 comments
If women weavers are empowered to negotiate, they can increase their income making tikog mats in the Philipines

Two women weavers from Basey, Philipines, making the tikog mats as their source of income.

"If women weavers are empowered to negotiate and market, they will be able to get more income". The women weavers of Basey are supported by CARE and local women's associations to gain economic empowerment in The Philippines.

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Jul 29

Bosnia: The power of women

By CARE Australia July 29, 2015 0 comments
Bosnian sisters Safeta and Efita want to empower other women.

Bosnian sisters Safeta and Efita want to help empower other women in their community. © Tom Ruebenach/CARE

In the face of adversity – including conflict in their homeland, being widowed and natural disaster – Bosnian sisters Safeta and Efita have remained courageous as well as steadfast in their determination to help others.

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