CARE and Cargill’s partnership of more than fifty years is a testament to the values we share. Over the past eight years, this partnership has helped improve the lives of more than 300,000 people around the world.
CARE International began work in Côte d’Ivoire in 2000. We assist those people displaced by the civil unrest, who lack food and potable water in some regions, and face serious health issues in regions where formal health systems have essentially crumbled. We concentrate on regions deprived of basic public services with projects throughout the country in urban sanitation, rehabilitation, and social cohesion.
Women play important roles in cocoa farms and communities, but participation of women in Farmer Field Schools in Côte d’Ivoire is as low as 5 percent. Cargill, Kellogg Company and Asda commissioned a study by CARE to understand what’s holding women back.
Congressional Staffers Visit Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire with CARE to See Lifesaving Health Programs
A delegation of Congressional staffers travels with CARE to see how U.S. investments are paying off with better health outcomes for women and their families.
ATLANTA (Nov. 25, 2014) - As efforts continue to contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, CARE is escalating its response to help prevent the spread of the virus across borders into Ivory Coast and Mali.
Adjoua Martine Konan had heard people in this cocoa-farming region of Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) talk about the Ebola outbreak that was ravaging neighboring Liberia and Guinea. But Konan didn’t think the outbreak was real.