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Costa Rica

CARE started work in: 1954

Costa Rica ranks 62 out of 189 on the Human Development Index (HDI). Today, CARE International’s work in Costa Rica is focused on achieving victories over widespread poverty.

History of CARE International's work in Costa Rica

CARE International has been present in Latin America since 1954, and in 2018 began scaling up efforts to meet growing needs in the region. 

What CARE International does in Costa Rica

Today, our work in Costa Rica is mainly through national partners with similar goals of achieving victories over widespread poverty. One project, Nutriendo al Futuro, is implemented through our strategic partner Glasswing, and focuses on providing food for kids in schools located in impoverished areas. 

Reach and impact data
Total participants reached in 2023
  • Direct 421
  • Women & girls 53%
  • 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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