Development Blog

As we launch into 2018 it is worth reflecting that 2017 has not only seen some political upheavals in the UK and the US but also some fundamental social shifts. Whilst the revelations of sexual harassment and abuse of power… Read more...
Women in Somaliland during the 2017 drought Women in Somaliland during the 2017 drought
The main objective of CARE’s microfinance programme Lendwithcare is to improve the lives of poor people. So how do we measure whether we are achieving this or not? In Pakistan, with our partner organisation Akhuwat, our household survey of loan… Read more...
Allah Rakhi, a seamstress from Pakistan and recipient of a Lendwithcare loan Allah Rakhi, a seamstress from Pakistan and recipient of a Lendwithcare loan
This week (14-15 December 2017) Theresa May is in Brussels for a crunch time EU Heads of State Council meeting. The terms of Brexit, including the status of European citizens, the Irish border and future trading relations, are top of… Read more...
A woman refugee talking to a CARE staff member at an ECHO-funded advice and information project in Greece A woman refugee talking to a CARE staff member at an ECHO-funded advice and information project in Greece
This week (12-13 December 2017) diplomats meet in Geneva to take stock in negotiations towards a new UN ‘Global Compact on Refugees’ at the UNHCR High Commissioner’s Dialogue on Protection Challenges. To coincide with the Dialogue, CARE is publishing new… Read more...
Berivan, from Aleppo, Syria, with her daughter in front of her tent in Vasilika refugee camp, Greece Berivan, from Aleppo, Syria, with her daughter in front of her tent in Vasilika refugee camp, Greece
Research shows that addressing intimate partner violence (IPV) requires working at society, community, household and individual levels to promote relationships built on respect, equality and peace. This blog shares the emerging learnings of working specifically with couples to address IPV… Read more...
Jean Felix Havumiragira and Kristina Uwamahoro, who participated in the couples curriculum in Rwanda Jean Felix Havumiragira and Kristina Uwamahoro, who participated in the couples curriculum in Rwanda
A new report from CONCORD highlights 10 key principles which European political and financial institutions and companies need to follow to ensure that the private sector delivers positive development impacts as part of the drive towards the Sustainable Development Goals. Read more...
The Living Blue cooperative supported by CARE in Bangladesh (Principle 1: focus on micro, small and medium enterprises and social economy enterprises) The Living Blue cooperative supported by CARE in Bangladesh (Principle 1: focus on micro, small and medium enterprises and social economy enterprises)
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