Between FY15 and FY20, CARE has helped 5.4 million people in 39 countries, 55% women and girls, to strengthen their ability to build climate resilience and reduce their vulnerabilities against shocks that affect them. This report summarizes those impacts and uses case examples to illustrate our work and the impact it has.
Improving women’s equitable influence over household financial decisions increases their capacity and likelihood to save, reduces their risk of loss of income, and improves their financial stability and resilience to shocks. In particular, addressing restrictive social norms through household dialogues provide a safe space for women to equitably participate in household planning and decision-making. Women have specific challenges in financial access, financial and digital illiteracy, and lack of control over household finances. Technology access, product design and training are critical to meeting women’s needs and priorities and to facilitate their uptake of digital financial services. This final report from the Digital Sub-Wallets (DSW) teams shows how digital sub-wallets and household dialogues can be applied to combat these issues. Read MoreRead More
In Fiscal Year 2020, CARE had 629 projects in its portfolio on food and nutrition security and resilience to climate change. These projects have reached 23 million people (56% of whom are women and girls) directly and 76 million people indirectly across 76 countries. Read MoreRead More
This report covers progress to date of the Ignite program as of July 2021. The Ignite program aims to reach 3.9 million entrepreneurs by 2022, directly supporting 131,000 entrepreneurs, with a strong focus on women in Pakistan, Peru and Vietnam. Read MoreRead More