Country Info

CARE began work in Morocco in 2007 as part of the National Initiative for Human Development launched in 2005 by King Mohammed VI. The initiative’s objective is to reduce inequity in Morocco through action in three areas: increased access to basic services, such as health, education, culture, public services, and transport; promotion of income-generating activities; and socio-economic development assistance for the most vulnerable.

We build the capacity of local partners and contribute to the political development of the country through this initiative, which is implemented through partnerships between the state and local and international organizations.

CARE Morocco pays special attention to youth and disadvantaged rural and peri-urban groups as severe inequity between urban and rural populations remains a problem.

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Our Vision

We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.

The work we do in Morocco

Child Poverty

Half of all children live in poverty, spending their formative years struggling to survive.  

Market Access

More inclusive markets and access can help poor people improve their lives.


There’s a “savings revolution” taking place in many developing countries.

Youth Empowerment

Addressing the needs of the 1.8 billion young people in the world is critical to ending poverty.

Girls' Education

The majority of the 57 million children out of school are girls — their future is at risk.

Poverty & Social Justice

Everyone in the world has the right to a life free from poverty, violence and discrimination.

Child Marriage

Child marriage is a gross human rights violation that puts young girls at great risk.

Why Women & Girls?

Why does CARE fight global poverty by focusing on women and girls? Because we have to.