Market Access


Dedication, That’s All It Takes

“If you have the right aspiration and devotion towards what you want to achieve in life, I guarantee that you will reach it at some point in time!”  


The Daily Beast - Victims No More: Congo’s Badass Women Mechanics

Girls in the devastated city of Goma, “the rape capital of the world,” are breaking stereotypes to find work—and independence—as car mechanics and carpenters.


Teach a Woman to Farm and She Will Teach a Village

In the Koh Kong province of Cambodia, CARE is tackling poverty by teaching women to become innovators. The Young Women in Business project helps women access employment and income opportunities in this area of Southwestern Cambodia where gender inequality is high and job opportunities are scarce.


Social Enterprise & Innovation

CARE is working to create lasting market-based solutions to poverty.

By focusing on self-sustaining business models with high social and economic impact, our social enterprise ventures can become important agents of change in communities with underdeveloped markets.


CARE Knows How to Make Pedal-powered Profitable Partnerships

Undeveloped transportation infrastructure in Zambia is a major constraint to improved productivity for the estimated 800,000 smallholder farmers living in remote, rural areas of the country.


Kallani and Jumar: Turning Milk Into Money for Their Family

Work is hard to find in Koibortopara, the remote village in northern Bangladesh where Kallani and her family struggled for years to survive.

“We had no way out,” she says. “No food, no clothing, as we had no consistent income.”


A Story of Progress

The picturesque farming village of Koromasilaia, Sierra Leone, is surrounded by trees and farmland.


A New Model for Agriculture Extension in Peru: Leveraging Business Principles to Reach the Nation’s Smallholder Farmers

In 2000, the government of Peru stopped employing agricultural extension officers after seeing poor returns on its investment. While the private sector partially filled the gap, smallholder farmers in remote Andes regions Peru were left with limited access to quality extension services.