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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

Nov 3

The house that pigs built

By CARE Australia November 3, 2015 0 comments

Ma Thi Huong participated a CARE project that gave her training and skills in pig and sow raising. This has seen her piglets gain weight faster, contract fewer diseases and therefore increase her income. With the extra income, her family has been able to build a new home. Photo: Josh Estey/CARE

Thanks to a CARE-supported project, pig farming is a becoming an unlikely poverty-fighting tool in rural Vietnam.

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Sep 14

Bilingual education in Cambodia

By CARE Australia September 14, 2015 3 comments

Khmer – Cambodia’s national language – is the only language of instruction in public schools, but few of the ethnic groups in the north-east provinces speak or understand it. ©Laura Hill/CARE

In Cambodia, CARE is helping children from remote ethnic groups go to school and learn in their native language for the first time.

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Sep 10

School starts in Azraq Camp: Getting an education as a Syrian refugee

By CARE Australia September 10, 2014 0 comments
young girl in Syrian refugee camp participating in education program provided by CARE

Mais* (12), “I am 12 years old and I love my country. I also love school. I hope I can go back to Syria soon and finish my school there. I will start my sixth grade here in Azraq camp. I hope I will like school here as much as I liked it in Syria and that I will find new friends.” ©Johanna Mitscherlich/CARE

CARE is helping Syrian refugee children prepare to join the formal education system.

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May 27

Magazine helping tackle illiteracy in Timor-Leste

By CARE Australia May 27, 2014 1 comment

School children in Timor-Leste read their copies of CARE's educational magazine Lafaek, which is the only publication in the country that uses the national language Tetun. ©Jane Dempster/CARE

CARE is producing educational magazines and radio broadcasts to help communities with literacy, numeracy and life skills.

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Sep 27

Zimbabwe: School toilets give community a healthier future

By CARE Australia September 27, 2013 0 comments

Alyson* has taken her sanitation and hygiene knowledge from school home to her family. ©Josh Estey/CARE

CARE provides safe water, hygiene promotion and sanitation facilities to help keep children in school.

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