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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

Sep 17

Ethiopia: ‘My life was dark before, but now there is light’

By CARE Australia September 17, 2014 0 comments

Fikere married her first husband when she was 12 years old but he divorced her when she was 14 because she didn’t want to have a baby. She married her second husband, Kasa, at 15. They are benefiting from a CARE project that provides support and education to married teenagers. ©Josh Estey/CARE

Child marriage affects 14 million girls each year and remains the biggest challenge to girls’ development.

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Jul 10

‘From Child Soldier to Peace Builder’

By CARE Australia July 10, 2014 0 comments

Blog by Simon Chol Mialith, CARE South Sudan, Peace Building and Conflict Mitigation Coordinator ‘I come from Panriang County of Unity State in South Sudan, an area that is rich of oil and where, in fact, about 50 percent of our oil reserves get explored. In 1987, when I was…

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May 6

Celebrating mothers around the world

By CARE Australia May 6, 2014 0 comments

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers around the world! This Mother’s Day, we celebrate the millions of amazing mothers CARE is supporting, who are helping their families and communities overcome poverty. Palmira Sanches won an award for being a role model parent in one of CARE’s education projects in Timor-Leste.

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Aug 8

Ethiopia: Village groups provide a new home and a new hope

By CARE Australia August 8, 2013 0 comments

Radiya, a widow with five children, is part of a CARE village savings and loan group in Ethiopia. ©Josh Estey/CARE

CARE's village groups provide vital agricultural production training to help improve lives in many of the world's poorest communities.

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Oct 10

Ethiopia: Stories from mothers’ battling a food crisis

By CARE Australia October 10, 2012 0 comments

Stefan Knollmayer, Senior Officer in CARE Australia’s Humanitarian Emergency Response Unit   Stefan Knollmayer ‘It is difficult for me to say what hopes I have for the future, unless there is continued help for us,’ Gailode Gendisha, a pregnant mother of eight tells me. ‘Before the rains were good and regular…but now…

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