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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 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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Dec 10

Honour your promise on aid, Prime Minister: aid agencies

By CARE Australia December 10, 2014 0 comments

Australia’s international aid and development agencies, along with influential business leaders, today invited the Federal Government to renew its commitment to the world’s poorest people, amid speculation that Australia’s aid program is again facing cuts. Aid agencies Oxfam, World Vision, Plan, Caritas, Save the Children, Fred Hollows Foundation and CARE,…

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Dec 7

Typhoon Hagupit has made landfall in the Philippines

By CARE Australia December 7, 2014 0 comments

CARE is mobilising emergency relief supplies as Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the central Philippines. The typhoon, which first made landfall late Saturday evening, local time, has brought with it intense rain and wind gusts of more than 200 kilometres per hour, lashing many communities that felt the brunt of…

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May 6

Celebrating mothers all over 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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