September 2012 Issue of CARE's Poverty Environment & Climate Change Network Newsletter
CARE’s work in Thailand began in 1979, initially responding to the Cambodian refugee influx along Thailand’s borders. The Raks Thai Foundation (the local name of CARE in Thailand) became a member of CARE International on January 2003, becoming the first CARE member from a developing country.
In 2008, CARE launched an ambitious Market Engagement Strategy that aims to empower 10 million women and girls to transition from poverty to prosperity by 2015 by improving their ability to access and benefit from markets and employment. This report represents a first assessment of how we are doing.
The XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City sheds a global spotlight on the progress in combating HIV and AIDS.
CARE responds to dozens of disasters each year, reaching approximately 12 million people through our emergency programs.