Development Blog

By choosing to spend two minutes reading this article, you stand with the many millions of others around the world who are choosing not just to ‘make a difference’ for women’s economic empowerment, but who are choosing, in fact, to… Read more...
Maria Daffodil Arrante expanded her market stall business in the Philippines with a loan from Lendwithcare.org Maria Daffodil Arrante expanded her market stall business in the Philippines with a loan from Lendwithcare.org
Women in Bangladesh used solidarity to increase wages and get more food at home. Find out how. Read more...
A smallholder farmers’ group in Bangladesh set up by CARE A smallholder farmers’ group in Bangladesh set up by CARE
Women in CARE Ghana’s PROMISE programme eat three times more soybeans than they did in 2012, and are four times more likely to be involved in household decision-making. Find out how. Read more...
A member of a savings and loan group in Ashamoah village, Ghana A member of a savings and loan group in Ashamoah village, Ghana
Given DFID’s commitment to the Global Goals and to labour standards (eg support of the ETI, guidance within CDC), why doesn’t DFID’s new Economic Development Strategy talk about Decent Work? Read more...
A garment worker in Bangladesh on her way to the factory A garment worker in Bangladesh on her way to the factory
A new Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development, launched by the International Growth Centre and chaired by David Cameron, has recently been announced. It points out that “Fragility is a distinctive phenomenon that calls for distinctive policy approaches. It… Read more...
A woman cleans up garbage in Bentiu Protection of Civilians site in Unity State, South Sudan A woman cleans up garbage in Bentiu Protection of Civilians site in Unity State, South Sudan
Launched by DFID, Value for Money (VfM) is now a widely accepted standard in the sector. For CARE, quality assurance is determined by evidence of how monetary resources translate into long-lasting changes. It is understood as a key approach during… Read more...
Residents of Torit, Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan wait in line to receive relief items Residents of Torit, Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan wait in line to receive relief items