CARE Honduras
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CARE started work in: 1954

Honduras ranks 132 out of 189 on the Human Development Index (HDI). CARE established its country office in Honduras in 1959 and now works in support of a sustainable development program.

History of CARE International's work in Honduras

CARE International has worked in Honduras since 1954, initially providing emergency assistance to hurricane victims and running small-scale food programs. 

We officially established our country office in Honduras in 1959, beginning with food distribution programs and eventually moving toward supporting a sustainable development program. 

What CARE International does in Honduras

CARE Honduras' current projects include:

Since 2020, CARE International has been responding to COVID-19 in Honduras through providing cash and voucher assistance, behavior change communications, and more.

Reach and impact data
Total participants reached in 2023
  • Direct 221,739
  • Women & girls 71%
  • 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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