CARE has operated in Guatemala since 1959 and has developed an extensive working relationship with agencies in the public and private sectors.



CARE Citizen Advocates Travel to Guatemala to See U.S. Foreign Assistance Programs in Action

WASHINGTON (August 4, 2017) – A delegation of CARE citizen advocates from around the United States traveled to Guatemala for a three-day learning tour to witness the reach, scope and sustainable impact of U.S. foreign assistance programs.


CARE and Cargill combat food insecurity globally

CARE has been partnering with Cargill, a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty, for more than 50 years to improve food and nutrition security by strengthening rural communities.


CARE and Cargill renew partnership to combat food insecurity globally

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’s Approach to Lasting Change

A door opens to change the world, for girls, their mothers and fathers, for their communities.


Champions of Girls Education in Rural Guatemala

Elena Caba Cunay believes in girls’ education and in ensuring that girls remain in school and not married early -- and teaches her students and many parents in her community that very idea.


Elvia, 13

Elvia, 13, is a shy but cheerful smiling 7th grader, who comes from a large family in the rural western highlands of Santa María Chiquimula.


Amplifying Young Voices and Unlocking Powerful Potential

Millions of girls are out of school in the developing world. Violence, hunger, child marriage, or simply the belief that girls aren’t worth teaching are barriers that keep them from getting an education.


Catarina, 12

Catarina, 12, is an aspiring doctor who lives in Chuacorral Village in the rural western highlands of Santa María Chiquimula with her 7 brothers and sisters, and her mother and father.