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CARE started work in: 1949

Pakistan ranks 154 out of 189 on the Human Development Index (HDI). CARE International works in remote and urban areas of Pakistan to create opportunities for women, children, and marginalized communities.

What CARE International does in Pakistan

CARE International first began working in Pakistan in 1949. In June 2005, CARE Pakistan re-established its operations after being out of the country for more than 25 years.  

CARE Pakistan works in both remote and urban areas to address the underlying causes of poverty through creating opportunities for self-reliance, with special focus on women, children, and marginalized communities.  

Our work in Pakistan focuses on: 

Reach and impact data
Total participants reached in 2023
  • Direct 389,056
  • Women & girls 47%
  • 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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