Participants reached refers to all those individuals that a project/ initiative connects with as it implements its activities and delivers outputs. The number of participants reached is often higher than participants impacted as not all people involved in activities implemented by CARE or partners, will have experienced significant, lasting, and measurable change in their lives.
About impact data
Participants impacted refers to all those individuals who, as a result of activities supported by CARE and partners, experience demonstrable positive change in their lives and behaviors. Impact data comes from solid evaluation processes and, in contrast with reach data, provides a better understanding about CARE's contributions to fighting poverty and inequality. CARE's ability to measure impact and to explain how it contributes to lasting change comes from its global evidencing system.
The core of this system is a common set of guiding indicators - related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - applicable to CARE projects and initiatives worldwide, allowing for the collection and consolidation of impact data and stories presented in this site. The figures presented, globally, by region or country, represent the cumulative numbers of people for whom CARE has evidence of positive change, based on those guiding indicators.
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.
Our global impact
In 2021, CARE worked around the world, contributing to saving lives, defeating poverty, and achieving social justice.