Southern Africa

In fiscal year 2013, we worked in 86 countries, supporting 927 humanitarian aid and development projects to reach more than 97 million people. We carried out programs in the following 8 countries throughout Southern Africa:

2/19/20

CARE and Mars Expand Collaboration to Support Women’s Empowerment in Cocoa-Growing Communities

CHICAGO (Feb. 20, 2020) – CARE and Mars Wrigley are building on the success and learnings of their Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) initiative, building women’s social and economic empowerment in cocoa-growing communities in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana.

2/7/20

More than 14 million people facing acute hunger in one of the largest food crises in Southern Africa

Severe food insecurity rates across nine southern African countries are 140% higher now than in 2018, primarily because people are being hit by weather extremes driven by climate change, according to Oxfam, CARE, Plan International and World Vision.

1/28/20

Suffering In Silence: New CARE report highlights top 10 crises that received little to no media attention in 2019

GENEVA (Jan. 28, 2020) — Madagascar’s chronic food crisis ranks #1 in CARE’s report “Suffering In Silence” which was launched globally today.

11/12/19

Climate Change Leaves 1.6 Million in Mozambique in Need of Urgent Assistance

MAPUTO (November 12, 2019) - At least 1.6 million people in the central and southern parts of Mozambique are presently in need of assistance due to the devastating effects of the ongoing drought and increasingly severe weather events. Mozambique is one of the world’s most vulnera

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