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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

Jun 11

Hope, not hopeless: a future for South Sudan

By CARE Australia June 11, 2015 0 comments

"Throughout this crisis, the people of South Sudan have shown extraordinary resilience and dignity. They continue to hope for a better future, and we must not disappoint that hope," says CARE's Secretary General and CEO, Dr. Wolfgang Jamann. Photo: © Josh Estey/CARE

CARE's Secretary General and CEO, Dr. Wolfgang Jamann, believes that we must take a long view for South Sudan's future to ensure hopes are realised.

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Aug 18

Poverty reduction must be central to Australia’s Economic Diplomacy

By CARE Australia August 18, 2014 0 comments

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International aid organisation CARE Australia has said that reductions in poverty in the Asia-Pacific region will be a key measure of success for Australia’s economic diplomacy strategy. Speaking at the Lowy Institute this morning where Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Trade Minister Andrew Robb unveiled Australia’s Economic Diplomacy, CARE Australia…

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Jan 24

Cambodia: The very model of a modern male teacher

By CARE Australia January 24, 2014 0 comments

Mr Sen, 22, has been instrumental in bringing bilingual education to his hometown in Cambodia. ©Josh Estey/CARE

Mr Sen has been instrumental in bringing bilingual education to his hometown in Cambodia.

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Aug 26

WE-RISE: Helping Fortunate feed her family

By CARE Australia August 26, 2013 0 comments

Mother of four Fortunate has a difficult time feeding her young children. Her husband has eight other children with his second wife. Polygamy is a normal cultural tradition in Malawi that puts poor married women like Fortunate under intense financial pressure. ©Josh Estey/CARE

CARE's WE-RISE program trains women from female-headed households to improve their access to food and income.

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Jul 22

Australian Aid: Rising Hope

By CARE Australia July 22, 2013 0 comments

To see CARE’s work in action, watch Australian Aid: Rising Hope at 3pm Sunday 28 July on Network Ten. By Laura Hill, Communications Manager, CARE Australia After months of planning, I finally touched down in Cambodia to help film a television documentary showcasing Australian-funded aid programs and their…

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Jul 22

Kosal’s burden: housework before education

By CARE Australia July 22, 2013 0 comments

By Laura Hill, Communications Manager, CARE Australia When Kosal’s* older brother got married several years ago it was an exciting time for her family, who live in a rural village in Cambodia. But after the wedding, her brother moved out of home to live with his wife’s family, leaving Kosal…

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Jul 22

What could 12-year-old Bopha do instead of running her home?

By CARE Australia July 22, 2013 0 comments

By Laura Hill, Communications Manager, CARE Australia Bopha* and her family live in a small village in Koh Kong Province, Cambodia. Like many 12-year-old girls, Bopha loves skipping rope with her friends. She also likes going to school, but sometimes misses out on both activities because she is burdened by…

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