Displacement and famine in Ethiopia

Displacement and famine in Ethiopia

More than a year of civil war in Ethiopia has killed thousands of people, displaced millions from their homes, and pushed many into famine. Children are dying from hunger as their families flee the conflict. CAM provided food and other aid for displaced Ethiopians in...
Food parcels for street peddlers

Food parcels for street peddlers

Seventy-six-year-old Margarito and his wife Carlota cannot afford to own land, but live with several of their children on the edge of a city street in Nicaragua. They cook and sell corn, tortillas, and other food. They also peddle vegetables to make a living....
Family sustained by raising sheep

Family sustained by raising sheep

Romeo is no stranger to hard work and responsibility. He and his wife Oana are parents to eleven children younger than twenty years old. The family lives in a three-room house in Romania. Romeo struggles with diabetes, so he can work only when he feels well enough....
Clean water—a lifeline

Clean water—a lifeline

A crowd of women and children gathers in this African village, lining up their colorful buckets. One woman at the head of the line turns the handle of a hand pump. With each turn the precious gift of clean water streams out, a gift the people of this community in...
Sowing seeds through SALT savings groups

Sowing seeds through SALT savings groups

SALT savings groups provide a means through which individuals and families are given a chance to escape poverty’s clutch. Simply giving handouts is not the best answer in some situations, since material aid can easily create dependence. Our goal with savings groups is...