Development Blog

2017 has no question been a year of harrowing humanitarian crises, a deadly year of natural disasters. According to the UN, never in our lifetimes have so many people been in need of humanitarian assistance as in 2017. What might surprise… Read more...
A girl and her sister wait for food supplements at a CARE-run health centre in Chad A girl and her sister wait for food supplements at a CARE-run health centre in Chad
2018 marks 100 years since the first women (and only some of them) were legally allowed to vote in the UK. The year is full of opportunities to look back at how far the UK has come in women’s political… Read more...
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