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CARE started work in: 1992

Madagascar ranks 164 out of 189 on the Human Development Index (HDI). CARE International works to tackle the root causes of poverty and gender inequality, as well as supporting disaster risk reduction activities.

What CARE International does in Madagascar

CARE International first opened offices in Madagascar in 1992 with the aim of tackling the root causes of poverty, including social exclusion, lack of access to basic resources and services, poor governance, and gender inequality. 

Today, CARE International’s work in Madagascar focuses on: 

Reach and impact data
Total participants reached in 2023
  • Direct 858,160
  • Women & girls 51%
  • 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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