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Meet the Teams: Journeys of Transformation

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Globally, women have lower literacy and numeracy rates than men, less access to financial services, lower rates of school completion and less access to current information or technology about banking or financial entrepreneurship. A growing “digital divide” reflects how women also have lower adoption rates for digital technology, including mobile banking. In Rwanda, the mobile phone penetration is relatively high,…

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Meet the Teams: Gender Equity and Diversity Training

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CARE’s bold vision and 2020 program strategy is a call for transformative change. Its success comes down to our core asset: people. We can design the most advanced technology and cutting edge program strategies, but ultimately, our impact is dependent on people— our staff and partners—to implement them successfully. We will reach short of our impact goals if we do…

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Meet the Teams: Krishi Utsho

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In Bangladesh informal village level micro‐entrepreneur input suppliers, the primary source of inputs and advisory services for most smallholder farmers, either don’t exist or crowd out/cannibalize each other’s businesses because they operate within the same limited ranges.  Where they do exist these micro‐entrepreneurs often lack access to formal supplies of quality agriculture inputs, market information, technical knowledge, business skills, and…

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Meet the Teams: Young Men Initiative (YMI)

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CARE’s gender transformation education Young Men Initiative (YMI) has been a documented success in the Western Balkans. The program is focused on transforming the school environment to one that supports and nurtures gender equality and promotes a culture of non-violence.  It seeks to achieve this outcome by both institutionalizing a gendered educational curriculum and a social norms campaign.  The program…

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Meet the Teams: Public Private Partnerships (PPP)

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This innovative solution consists of three key pillars: A unique public-private partnership (PPP) between the government, the community and a new cadre of private, community-based, skilled, female, health providers. With funding from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), this new cadre of providers are selected from the community, trained using WHO/Ministry of Health (MoH) accredited curriculum, and are supervised and monitored by the government…

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Meet the Teams: Core To Care: Get the Land Right

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Through the Mobile Application to Secure Tenure (MAST) project, CARE Tanzania has piloted a participatory and innovative approach to measure land plots through a mobile application technology. The software was developed by the private US company Cloudburst and was piloted in three villages, funded by USAID. The project was introduced to government officials both at the national and the local level…

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