Vulnerable women learn agriculture skills while they save and invest to improve their families’ financial strength.
Growing herds mean financial strength for vulnerable women and education for their children.
A CRS project helps urban businesses reduce losses caused by climate change and natural disasters.
Community involvement creates more effective, sustainable plans in the face of natural disasters.
Le Thi Phuoc can recall the sheer terror of losing her roof when a fierce storm lashed her small village in central Vietnam.
A CRS project helps Myanmar farmers raise profits and savings to lower impact of disaster.
A CRS watershed management project helps farmers rehabilitate land and increase productivity.
Better farming techniques and carefully selected seed lead to improved nutrition and financial security.
When a drought hits a community, it impacts everyone. But often, not everyone feels represented or included in the response to the challenge. This can be for many reasons, including a person’s gender or a disability.
Ethiopia is in the midst of its worst drought in 50 years, putting more than 10 million people at risk for starvation. Prolonged drought, erratic rainfall and land degradation are posing challenges that have pushed people to the edge.