CARE Guatemala
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CARE started work in: 1959

Guatemala ranks 127 out of 189 on the Human Development Index (HDI). CARE International works in Guatemala to prioritize women, youth, and families from rural and Indigenous communities.

What CARE International does in Guatemala

CARE International has operated in Guatemala since 1959, initially working with community groups to improve rural healthcare and education. 

Much of our work in Guatemala prioritizes women, youth, and families from rural and Indigenous communities.
CARE International operates programs in the following areas: 

Since 2020, CARE International has been responding to COVID-19 in Guatemala. Response efforts include bridging cultural and linguistic gaps to ensure marginalized groups, especially women and girls, are comfortable and confident getting vaccinated.

Reach and impact data
Total participants reached in 2023
  • Direct 422,908
  • Women & girls 55%
  • Indirect -
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Total reach
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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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