Development Blog

Working in consortium to deliver large, complex programmes has become the norm for NGOs over the last few years. Increasingly, working in consortium is a clear expectation set out in donor tenders and calls for proposals. But is the sector… Read more...
Girls from Syria take CARE-supported taekwondo class in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan Girls from Syria take CARE-supported taekwondo class in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan
Gender equality and inclusive governance are each acknowledged to be key cross-cutting issues vital for ensuring sustainable development. In two recent reports, CARE Australia examined the impacts and the lessons to be gained from considering how these two approaches intersect… Read more...
Naomai, a teacher in Papua New Guinea. Naomai, a teacher in Papua New Guinea.
French President Emmanuel Macron convenes a high-level conference in Paris from 11 to 13 November titled the ‘Peace and Governance Forum’, which he has described as the political sister to the annual World Economic Forum in Davos. Based on CARE’s… Read more...
Vinancia Fikije, an internally displaced person at a camap in North Kivu Province, DRC Vinancia Fikije, an internally displaced person at a camap in North Kivu Province, DRC
This is the last in a series of blog posts marking Financial Inclusion Week and sharing valuable lessons from our POWER Africa (Promoting Opportunities for Women's Economic Empowerment in Rural Africa) project. As part of POWER Africa, CARE commissioned a… Read more...
Rehana Ibro near her home in Oromia region, eastern Ethiopia Rehana Ibro near her home in Oromia region, eastern Ethiopia
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