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Côte d’Ivoire

CARE started work in: 2000

Côte d’Ivoire ranks 162 out of 189 on the Human Development Index (HDI). CARE International’s work in Côte d’Ivoire is focused on women’s empowerment, social cohesion, clean water, and the climate emergency.

History of CARE International's work in Côte d'Ivoire

CARE International first began working in Côte d'Ivoire in 2000 as part of a region-wide effort to fight AIDS. Since then, political instability and violence has displaced many people and increased humanitarian needs. 

What CARE International does in Côte d'Ivoire

Today, CARE International's work focuses on women's empowerment, social cohesion, clean water, sanitation, and hygiene, and resilience to the climate crisis. We also work with cocoa farmers to help improve the livelihoods of producers, promote safe labor practices, and diversify sources of income.

Since 2020, CARE International has been responding to COVID-19 in Côte d'Ivoire. Response efforts include spreading information about COVID-19 prevention methods, distributing cash transfer, providing clean water and sanitation, and setting up call centers to respond to gender-based violence.

Reach and impact data
Total participants reached in 2021
  • Direct 1,027,285
  • Women & girls 49%
  • Indirect 2,612,678
Total population impacted by end of 2021
  • All programs 49,524
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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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