Asia and Pacific
CARE in Asia and the Pacific
In fiscal year 2013, we worked in 86 countries, supporting 927 humanitarian aid and development projects to reach more than 97 million people. We carried out programs in the following 16 countries throughout Asia and the Pacific:
Latest News from Asia and Pacific
Teach a Woman to Farm and She Will Teach a Village
Before CARE came to her village, Chim Srey Thorn was considering migrating to find work. But now, she has the skills to run an innovative business - and to teach others to do the same.
Arminda Pererira Plans for the Future
CARE works with poor families in Timor Leste to help them grow their own crops, improve their diet, sell surplus crops for a profit and store their seeds for the next season.
Take the example of Arminda Pererira, a mother of six children between the ages of 4 and 17 and a member of a women’s farmer group. Her involvement with CARE taught her agricultural techniques that will help her plan for the future.