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CARE started work in: 1994

Tanzania ranks 163 out of 189 on the Human Development Index (HDI). CARE International works in Tanzania to develop innovative education, health, microfinance, and environmental programs.

History of CARE International’s work in Tanzania 

CARE International began working in Tanzania in 1994, initially focusing on the response to the Rwandan genocide and the subsequent influx of refugees into the Kagera Region of Northwestern Tanzania.  

In the following years, CARE Tanzania expanded its work to support the development of innovative education, health, microfinance, and environmental programs across most regions of the country. 

What CARE International does in Tanzania

CARE Tanzania focuses primarily on addressing the needs of the following groups: 

  • People dependent on natural resources in areas with severe environmental restrictions, especially women and girls
  • Women and adolescent girls of reproductive age in rural underserved areas 
  • School-aged girls in rural underserved areas 
Reach and impact data
Total participants reached in 2023
  • Direct 121,729
  • Women & girls 57%
  • 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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