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CARE works to fight poverty and achieve social justice.

We put women and girls in the center because we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities.

More about our fight

How we fight poverty and inequality

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Fighting climate change impacts on women and girls

Women and girls are the first and the most impacted by the climate emergency. However, they are also fighting back - for themselves, their families, and the world. CARE has supported climate heroines to fight the exacerbation of climate change, adapt to its impacts and ensure their central voices are heard.

Read about our climate and gender efforts

A world of CARE

We seek to implement gender-responsive, locally-led and economic-efficient programs around the globe.

  • 62%

    of the direct participants of our programs are women and girls.

  • 96%

    of our staff members are from the country where they work.

  • 89%

    of all our funds go directly to program services.

Latest updates

Press release

Typhoon Gaemi wreak havoc as floods sweep over Philippine cities

Typhoon Gaemi (Carina) continues to drench the northern parts of the Phillippines and prompts Manila and the rest of the National Capital Region under calamity. CARE Philippines and its partners are preparing to respond immediately in the affected communities, especially the most marginalized groups of people - women and girls, persons with disabilities, older persons, and children.

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Our Vision 2030

Together with our partners, we commit to supporting 200 million people from vulnerable communities to fight poverty and social injustice. To date, we have helped over 52 million participants to promote lasting change in their lives, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. In this long-term effort, gender equality sits at the heart of our work.

Read CARE 2030 Goals