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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

Feb 13

Take steps towards a healthier future with Walk In Her Shoes

By CARE Australia February 13, 2015 0 comments

New research has revealed that only seven percent of Australians are walking more than the recommended daily distance for general health and wellbeing. Results of the study, released as part of CARE’s Walk In Her Shoes Challenge, have revealed the average Aussie only walks 3.2 kilometres per day – the…

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Feb 9

Walk In Her Shoes: CARE Snapshot from Timor-Leste

By lisag February 9, 2015 1 comment

Elizabeth Cowan is a Senior Program Officer with CARE Australia’s Asia Pacific team. Here she shares with us some of her experiences in Timor-Leste, and explains why this year, she will Walk In Her Shoes to help improve the lives of women and girls in impoverished communities. By Elizabeth Cowan,…

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Jan 14

Ethiopia: Clean water and money begin to flow

By CARE Australia January 14, 2014 2 comments
Beletech

Beletech is chairperson of her village's Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Committee. Despite their name, the group does much more than just improve access to clean water and sanitation in their community. ©Josh Estey/CARE

CARE water and hygiene projects in Ethiopia are bringing new opportunities to remote villages.

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Mar 15

Kate Roche has raised over $3,500 for Walk In Her Shoes!

By CARE Australia March 15, 2012 0 comments

What inspired you to do the Walk In Her Shoes challenge?I read about the Walk In Her Shoes challenge and felt compelled to act. I suppose because I have three beautiful young girls myself. If they are thirsty, they just walk a few steps to our kitchen tap to grab a glass of water or if they're hungry, they just open the fridge. It is truly sad to know that girls in the world's poorest communities who are the same ages as my own have a very different story to tell when it comes to getting the basics in life...food and water!Kate Roche is walking 10,000 steps every day this week as part of CARE's Walk In Her Shoes challenge. She has already raised over $3,000 to support CARE's work empowering women and girls to lift themselves and their communities out of poverty.Had you heard of CARE before signing up for Walk In Her Shoes?Yes I had heard about CARE before. I knew it was an aid organisation but didn't realise it had a special focus on investing in women and girls to help them overcome poverty. I definitely think it's this focus that helped inspire me to participate in the Walk In Her Shoes challenge.

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Mar 30

Ellen is walking 20,000 steps per day!

By CARE Australia March 30, 2011 0 comments

Today we’re featuring Ellen Rose, an inspiring young lady who – in return for a particularly generous donation – agreed to walk 20,000 steps per day instead of 10,000. She’s raised over $900 so far. We’re so impressed! Today’s featured Walk In Her Shoes fundraiser – the wonderful Ellen Rose What…

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