After her mother died, Sella feared she would not be able to continue attending school due to costly fees and the need to support her father in caring for her younger siblings. Thanks to a CARE scholarship, Sella has now graduated from secondary school and Loudon Teachers Training College.
After her mother died Sella feared she would not be able to

Scholarship Brings Opportunity and Healing

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"I have learned new ways of growing soya and groundnuts, and I am so relieved in the way that these crops do not need fertilizer at all." -Mariah Njira, a 28-year-old mother of three.

Our commitment to sustainable agriculture education is helping communities across Malawi become more food secure, allowing mothers like Mariah to support their families.
I have learned new ways of growing soya and groundnuts and I
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To help communities in Malawi build a food-secure future, CARE has provided sustainable agriculture training to more than 1,300 farmers in Kasungu.
To help communities in Malawi build a foodsecure future CARE has provided

Building a Food-Secure Future

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Teresa Connor
Aicha, 22, had to drop out of school at age 15 due to costly school fees. After joining a local VSLA, Aicha started her own business and now uses part of her income to support the education of her younger siblings.
Aicha 22 had to drop out of school at age 15 due
At 11 years old, Susheela thought she would never get to attend school again. Then, her grandfather enrolled her in a CARE-supported KGBV school:
At 11 years old Susheela thought she would never get to attend

Building Her Future with KGBV

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Happy #EarthDay! We are committed to empowering smallholder farmers with sustainable agriculture practices that support their communities and help protect planet earth.
Happy EarthDay We are committed to empowering smallholder farmers with sustainab
An #educated girl has hope, giving her the power and potential to become a mentor to other girls.
An educated girl has hope giving her the power and potential to
“I know many of the girls dropped out from this school in my time because of sanitation-related challenges." -Alice Anderson, a teacher in Malawi.

Read more about how access to proper sanitation facilities can play a key role in keeping girls in school:
I know many of the girls dropped out from this school in

Safe and Secure

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With savings from a CARE VSLA, Elizabeth started her own business selling akyeke, a local delicacy. Her business is now so successful that she employs her fellow VSLA participants.
With savings from a CARE VSLA Elizabeth started her own business selling
“Come next year and see what I am intending to do...I am still dreaming – CARE has taught me to dream, and I am living by it.” -Damalesi, a VSLA participant who used her savings to build a boarding hostel to support secondary school students.
Come next year and see what I am intending to doI am

VSLA: The Game Changer

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Did you know that every year a girl goes to school can increase her future income by 10%? We believe in helping every girl unlock her full potential.
Did you know that every year a girl goes to school can
“You never worry once you know your family has enough food to keep healthy.” -Mercy Oduro, a community health volunteer working with CARE to promote a healthy eating lifestyle in Ahyiayem, Ghana.
You never worry once you know your family has enough food to

Healthier Homes

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When you #educate a girl, you're investing not only in her future, but in the future of her community, too.
When you educate a girl youre investing not only in her future
Thanks to KGBV, Seema is the first girl from a village of 800 families to receive a free, quality education. Seema remembers the day she read a Hindi text all by herself as the happiest day of her life.
Thanks to KGBV Seema is the first girl from a village of

A 13-year-old Pioneering Positive Change

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Access to clean water plays a crucial role in allowing women and girls to reach their full potential. For Safia, that meant more time spent in school and less time spent fetching water. #WorldWaterDay
Access to clean water plays a crucial role in allowing women and

New Borehole, More Hours to Learn!

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“My step sister is in grade seven and I encourage her to work hard in class and reach secondary school. When I am home and I want to study, I always invite her to take her book and join me in reading.” - Gloria, a determined student in Malawi.
My step sister is in grade seven and I encourage her to

One day I will

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“This scholarship has given me the chance to be who I want to be, and it is such a big boost to my level of confidence." -Honestar Dzanjo, a student in Malawi.
This scholarship has given me the chance to be who I want

Gaining Momentum

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Abool Hasan Irfan
"A lot of things have changed, but what has not changed is the long distance we walk to look for water." - Sella Nyirongo, in Malawi. As we participate in CARE's Walk In Her Shoes Challenge today, we walk in solidarity with Sella. #WalkInHerShoes
Cyrile is a volunteer teacher with CARE, but her community depends upon a contaminated water source located a thirty minute walk away, which takes precious time away from her focus on furthering women's education. Join us as we #WalkInHerShoes
Happy International Women's Day! Today we celebrate the vital role that every woman plays in her community.
Happy International Womens Day Today we celebrate the vital role that every
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