Development Blog

Today, on World Savings Day, we are celebrating the VSLA model by sharing learning from CARE’s POWER Africa (Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Rural Africa) project. In our first blog in this series, we looked at VSLAs as… Read more...
Daphrose, a participant in the POWER Africa project in Burundi Daphrose, a participant in the POWER Africa project in Burundi
To mark Financial Inclusion Week, we are shining a spotlight on CARE’s POWER Africa (Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Rural Africa) project and the impact that savings-led financial inclusion has had on 750,000 people from poor households in… Read more...
Member of Gikundiro VSLA in Rwanda, part of the POWER Africa project Member of Gikundiro VSLA in Rwanda, part of the POWER Africa project
When it comes to Yemen, we are stuck in a waiting game, and expecting the worst. Two weeks ago, the UN announced that the country is on the brink of the world’s worst famine in 100 years, with 14 million… Read more...
Rawa, 20, who lives in Aden, Yemen Rawa, 20, who lives in Aden, Yemen
CARE’s advocacy team travelled to the party conferences this year with one goal: to build support for our #ThisIsNotWorking campaign. How many MPs could we get on board to push for a new global law to tackle workplace violence and… Read more...
Policy and Advocacy Intern, Sascha's party conference pass Policy and Advocacy Intern, Sascha's party conference pass
Co-authored by Ros MacVean, Safeguarding Coordinator, CARE International, and Howard Mollett, Senior Policy Advisor, CARE International UK: Today’s Summit on Safeguarding provides an important moment for international donors, UN agencies and humanitarian agencies working on the ground to outline their… Read more...
“We as women will be able to break stereotypes around women’s roles and responsibilities” – Asma Abdullah, a humanitarian worker in Azraq camp, Jordan “We as women will be able to break stereotypes around women’s roles and responsibilities” – Asma Abdullah, a humanitarian worker in Azraq camp, Jordan
This week marks the one year anniversary of #MeToo, and the subsequent #AidToo movement. This transformed the global conversation, and put this critical issue high on the public agenda. I for one hope it stays there until we as a… Read more...
A placard at CARE’s #March4Women event on International Women’s Day 2018 A placard at CARE’s #March4Women event on International Women’s Day 2018