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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 3

Walk in Her Shoes: “It feels good to give back”

By CARE Australia February 3, 2016 0 comments
Walk in Her Shoes participant Connie Mitsis pictured with her family, from left: Connie, husband Tom, daughter Katerina, eight, and Lucia, five.

Walk in Her Shoes participant Connie Mitsis pictured with her family, from left: Connie, husband Tom, daughter Katerina, eight, and Lucia, five. © CARE

What inspires a busy working mum from Sydney to walk 50km in the shoes of women and girls in developing countries to help fight poverty? Walk in Her Shoes participant Connie Mitsis says it’s all about teaching her two young daughters about the power of community and how good it feels to give back.

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Nov 19

World Toilet Day: Better hygiene means a better life

By CARE Australia November 19, 2014 0 comments

CARE International in Lebanon, in cooperation with partner Somoud Foundation, held a Hand Washing Festival for children from Syrian refugee families and local beneficiaries. The event took place in the beginning of November in Qalamoun, Tripoli and included games, theatre performances and songs for children in order to raise awareness of good hygiene practices in poorer quality living conditions. Hygiene materials and colouring kits were also distributed in cooperation with UNICEF. ©CARE

CARE is helping Syrian refugee communities with access clean water and sanitation.

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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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Sep 27

Zimbabwe: School toilets give community a healthier future

By CARE Australia September 27, 2013 0 comments

Alyson* has taken her sanitation and hygiene knowledge from school home to her family. ©Josh Estey/CARE

CARE provides safe water, hygiene promotion and sanitation facilities to help keep children in school.

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