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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

Nov 3

The house that pigs built

By CARE Australia November 3, 2015 0 comments

Ma Thi Huong participated a CARE project that gave her training and skills in pig and sow raising. This has seen her piglets gain weight faster, contract fewer diseases and therefore increase her income. With the extra income, her family has been able to build a new home. Photo: Josh Estey/CARE

Thanks to a CARE-supported project, pig farming is a becoming an unlikely poverty-fighting tool in rural Vietnam.

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Oct 28

Vietnam: Mushrooms provide the chance to get an education

By CARE Australia October 28, 2011 0 comments

Cec Thach Cue and her husband Sung Nguyen's lives were changed when a CARE micro-finance project provided them with loans, training and support to start their mushroom-growing business. ©Josh Estey/CARE

CARE's microfinance provides vulnerable households in Vietnam with loans, training and support to begin small businesses.

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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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Mar 9

Cycling from Vietnam to Cambodia with CARE

By CARE Australia March 9, 2010 3 comments

Seven women from Australia are currently participating in CARE’s I am powerful cycle challenge from Vietnam to Cambodia. Participants will visit CARE projects and hear first-hand from the communities about how CARE is empowering women and helping to overcome global poverty. Belinda from Inspired Adventures is sending regular updates on how the…

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