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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

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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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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Jul 17

Lesotho food crisis: A never-ending story

By CARE Australia July 17, 2013 0 comments

The current food crisis in Lesotho means that more than one-third of the population doesn’t have enough to eat. Drought, late rains, early frost and a recent pest infestation have destroyed vital crops. Adding to the issue of food insecurity are crippling health problems; every fourth person in Lesotho is…

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Jul 10

Laos: Animal bank provides Pa with life-changing income

By CARE Australia July 10, 2013 0 comments

Since Pa joined the pig bank set up by CARE, her family now has enough to eat all year round and her two children are getting an education. ©Jeff Williams/CARE

CARE supports people in Laos to develop new ways of earning an income and improving food supply, health and hygiene.

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Sep 21

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

By CARE Australia September 21, 2010 0 comments

By Julia Newton-Howes, Chief Executive of CARE Australia I recently visited a small village up in the hills in Liquica, about two hours from Dili, with some of CARE Australia’s Board members. CARE has been working there for about four years, supporting people to grow more food and to take opportunities to earn…

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