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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

Mar 19

Emily walks 42km barefoot for Walk In Her Shoes!

By CARE Australia March 19, 2015 2 comments

This is the third consecutive year 22-year-old university student Emily Sargeson will take on the Walk in Her Shoes challenge - barefoot and carrying 12 litres of water on her back! © Emily Sargeson/CARE

Thousands of Australians are currently taking part in the Walk In Her Shoes Challenge, including Emily Sargeson, who has the added challenge carrying 12L of water whilst walking barefoot, to raise funds and awareness for women and girls.   How have you found the challenge so far Emily? It…

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Mar 17

Walk In Her Shoes: Rebecca’s inspirational walk

By CARE Australia March 17, 2015 0 comments

Rebecca Skinner has taken on the Walk In Her Shoes Challenge to raise awareness and funds for women and girls in developing countries. © Rebecca Skinner

With the Walk In Her Shoes Challenge underway, we caught up with one of our inspirational walkers, Rebecca Skinner, on how she is tackling her 50km whilst walking with Tarlov Cyst Disease. How have you found the Walk In Her Shoes challenge so far Rebecca? I have found the challenge…

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Oct 20

CAREgifts: Life-changing gifts for people you CARE about!

By CARE Australia October 20, 2011 0 comments

We are proud to launch our brand new CAREgifts catalogue – packed full of gifts that help women, girls and their communities to LIVE, LEARN, EARN and LEAD. Here are some of the gifts you can buy someone special which will help women and girls to LIVE. Provide clean water for a…

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Aug 9

Reporting from Dadaab Camp: 500,000 likely to arrive by the end of the year

By CARE Australia August 9, 2011 0 comments

By Adam Poulter,  Emergency Response Manager for CARE Australia, writing from Kenya. Adam Poulter, CARE Australia's Emergency Response Manager Today, I spoke to a young woman who had walked for twenty days with her two children. They left their home due to the drought which has dried up all drinking water…

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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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