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.
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 11 countries throughout West Africa:
Project Name: ProJeunes (Preventing Child, Early, and Forced Marriage in Benin)
Donor: Government of Canada
Partners: Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
WASHINGTON—CARE USA Chief Operating Officer, Heather Higginbottom, told a congressional committee today that “continued American engagement in diplomacy and development is essential in building a future worth having for ourselves, our children, and our neighbors around the world.”
GENEVA (February 21, 2019)
Climate Change Plays Major Role in Top 10 Underreported Humanitarian Crises of 2018, New CARE Report Shows
GENEVA (February 21, 2019) - Today the international aid organization, CARE, launched a new report highlighting the ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2018.
ATLANTA (Nov. 25, 2014) - As efforts continue to contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, CARE is escalating its response to help prevent the spread of the virus across borders into Ivory Coast and Mali.