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Started in 1945 delivering CARE Packages to war-torn Europe. Today, working around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice.
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Collage of photos of women and girls around the world
Addressing gender inequality isn’t something that can be handed down from the top — we must empower the people affected to create lasting change. Our charities know this. When they look at the issues facing women and girls, they understand the best way to solve this is to involve the entire community and give women what they need to enact their own version of change. Here are six women who, with the right tools, resources and support, overcame obstacles for themselves, their families and their communities. This is the kind of work that will change the world. The best way…

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  • Title: 2020_ VSLA COVID-19 response – Mali
  • Charity: CARE
  • Country: Mali
  • Photo Credit: Elim/CARE Mali

  • Title: VSLA COVID-19 response – Mali
  • Charity: CARE
  • Country: Mali
  • Photo Credit: Elim/CARE Mali

When the crisis broke out, the CARE team’s priority was how to support the women and girls that could be affected. While other NGOs were preparing to buy and to import masks, CARE (through the GEWEP Project) was able to initiate the manufacturing of masks locally. The existing centres were put to use and professional tailors have been recruited by CARE to train women and girls in manufacturing the masks. CARE has been helping with the materials and production, as well as finding partners and customers.

  • Title: She Feeds the World Peru
  • Charity: CARE
  • Country: Peru
  • Photo Credit: Jake Lyell / CARE

Juana Espinoza (44) is a participant in CARE and PepsiCo’s She Feed the World program. Here she holds fresh strawberries harvested on her farm in Pachamac District, Peru. .September 6, 2019.

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Gabriela is a surgeon and is a postgraduate degree candidate
Surgeon Gabriela Portillo explains what the challenges and motivations of life as a humanitarian worker during an unprecedented pandemic. Gabriela Portillo is a surgeon and is a postgraduate degree candidate on health management. She is currently working on CARE’s COVID-19 humanitarian response in Honduras with the Prolempa Project, an initiative to increase the economic well-being of women and youth in the country’s rural Lempa region. The region is known as the Dry Corridor and its residents face severe droughts, water shortages and food insecurity due to lack of rain. With the arrival and spread of COVID-19, the team adapted its tactics and goals to the needs created by the pandemic. She is part of the COVID-19 humanitarian response carried out with funding from the Canadian government. CARE and Prolempa are implementing the response, which consists in deliveries such as food packages, hygiene kits, agricultural supplies with family orchards, transfers, and…