Real Lives, Real Change

Meet Kate Orji

At the heart of disease prevention in Nigeria are thousands of community volunteers like Kate Orji, who head into their communities to distribute medications, provide health education, and prevent disease.

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A nongovernmental organization, The Carter Center has helped to improve life for people in more than 80 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing democracy and human rights; preventing diseases; and improving mental health care.

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  • From the CEO

    From the CEO

    Ambassador (ret.) Mary Ann Peters, CEO, discusses the importance of taking small steps when tackling large challenges.

  • Trachoma Control

    Health Programs

    A landmark study in which The Carter Center is participating could radically change the public health model in the developing world and save lives.

  • Democracy Program

    Democracy Program

    The Carter Center and Emory co-host a panel discussion highlighting violence against women in politics and elections.

  • Fighting Malaria with Music

    Fighting Malaria with Music

    A Center-sponsored music video featuring top Haitian performers helps to spread the word about the dangers of malaria.