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CARE started work in: 2001

Brazil ranks 84 out of 189 on the Human Development Index (HDI). Since 2001, CARE International has been helping to implement programs to combat poverty in the country.

History of CARE International's work in Brazil

Beginning in 1953, Brazil, along with other Latin American countries with European and Japanese immigrant communities, sent CARE Packages™ to Europe as part of CARE International's larger war recovery efforts after World War II. 

What CARE International does in Brazil

CARE International has been implementing programs to combat poverty in Brazil since 2001, when it established an office in São Paulo and began project work in Bahia. Today, our work in Brazil is mainly in support of national partners with similar goals of achieving victories over widespread poverty.

Reach and impact data
Total participants reached in 2023
  • Direct 409
  • Women & girls 100%
  • Indirect -
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Please note that the figures in this site may not be the same as those reported to donors or host governments based on different reporting periods. CARE's international aggregated reporting mechanisms always use the Fiscal Year from July to June.

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