Development Blog

In late November 2018, Saigon was submerged by Typhoon Usagi – officially the 'longest and heaviest rainfall ever recorded in Saigon history'. Tim Bishop, who lives in Saigon and works for CARE, writes about the initiatives of the TUKLAS Labs in… Read more...
 3D mapping of the coastlines of Dingalan in the Philippines 3D mapping of the coastlines of Dingalan in the Philippines
In Madagascar, kid’s test scores in French increased by 46% by thinking big and acting small. Learn how the community acheived this through the Fanamby project. Read more...
Angeline and Clarette at school in Ampaho village, Vatomandry District, Madagascar Angeline and Clarette at school in Ampaho village, Vatomandry District, Madagascar
In a politically volatile environment, CARE is working to implement Community Development Forums (CDF) in tea estates in Sri Lanka. The CDFs are delivered in partnership with the tea workers, estate management and trade union representatives and aim to break-down… Read more...
Tea worker, Sri Lanka Tea worker, Sri Lanka
Violence and harassment in the workplace - whether in Westminster, Hollywood or McDonalds - continues to make headlines. Its impact on workers and business is increasingly becoming apparent. CARE research in the Cambodian garment sector revealed that there is an… Read more...
Two women workers. The Solidarity Association of Beer Promoters Care (SABC) has supported women to engage with employers about their harassment. Two women workers. The Solidarity Association of Beer Promoters Care (SABC) has supported women to engage with employers about their harassment.
Understanding of the extent to which sexual harassment affects industries across the globe has increased exponentially. Numerous studies emphasise the frequency with which women experience violence and harassment at work. The Australian Human Rights Commission’s recent report on sexual harassment… Read more...
Women working in a garment factory in Cambodia Women working in a garment factory in Cambodia
From Cox’s Bazaar to Kinshasa, women are not passive beneficiaries of assistance. Women responders – volunteers, activists, leaders, women-led groups, organisations and networks – are taking actions to mitigate and respond to protection risks. Yet too often, women are sidelined… Read more...
Refugees from the DRC rehearsing a play about GBV in CARE’s psychosocial support centre at a refugee camp in Uganda Refugees from the DRC rehearsing a play about GBV in CARE’s psychosocial support centre at a refugee camp in Uganda