Development Blog

In Zimbabwe, mothers and school management worked to improve girls’ academic achievement through the Improving Girls’ Access through Transforming Education programme (IGATE). When you ask girls what they liked best about the initiative, many of them will tell you about… Read more...
Boys and girls at school in Zimbabwe learning how to sew reusable sanitary pads. Boys and girls at school in Zimbabwe learning how to sew reusable sanitary pads.
I’ve just returned from Bangladesh where I’ve been working with CARE’s shelter team to build ‘mid-term shelters’ for refugees who have fled from Myanmar. With the camps now in place for a year, what are the challenges of shifting from… Read more...
Refugee camp, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, inhabited mainly by refugees from Myanmar. Refugee camp, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, inhabited mainly by refugees from Myanmar.
CARE and Diageo have conducted an in-depth gender analysis of Diageo’s barley supply chain in Oromia region, Ethiopia. We have been working together in a global partnership since 2016 and wanted to more deeply understand the barriers and opportunities for… Read more...
Meti Feyisaa, a farmer in Waji Chilalo, Ethiopia. Meti Feyisaa, a farmer in Waji Chilalo, Ethiopia.
In Sierra Leone, 91% of people are satisfied with the CARE response to Ebola, both in the immediate aftermath and in long-term recovery. It’s what a lot of people call Nexus programming: emergency response that also builds for the long… Read more...
Relevance Fontaine is leader of a VSLA in Matboi, Sierra Leone. Relevance Fontaine is leader of a VSLA in Matboi, Sierra Leone.
In recent years, innovation has been touted as the way to bridge the gap between the humanitarian and development needs of the world and the capacity we have to meet them. But is the focus on innovation distracting us from… Read more...
In the midst of a drought and liquidity crisis in Zimbabwe, Letwin Chisorochengwe received cash support to buy food for her family In the midst of a drought and liquidity crisis in Zimbabwe, Letwin Chisorochengwe received cash support to buy food for her family
In the West Bank and Gaza, CARE helped farmers raise milk production by 10% and reduced the cost of water by 80%. To achieve this it wasn’t enough to look at just a farmer’s skills or livestock techniques. We had… Read more...
Milk being tested at a community milk collection hub in the West Bank Milk being tested at a community milk collection hub in the West Bank