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We make all of CARE’s evaluation and research reports available for public access in accordance with our Accountability Policy. These are available at our Evaluation Library.

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World Toilet Day 2022: Annual Innovation in Sanitation Award

November 18, 2022

This year, the Water+ team is proud to present the Annual Innovation in Sanitation award to the CARE Madagascar RANO WASH team and its partners! This is a team that has helped accelerate progress against Madagascar’s national sanitation goals with approaches that think big and tackle scale. As of 2022, the project has exceeded its life of project targets and helped the government of Madagascar ensure that: More than 660,000 people have better access to sanitation (basic and shared) and more than 77 communes, including 5,543 communities, have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) - protecting the health and dignity of more than 868,000 people.

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Impact Reports

Impact and Lessons from the CARE-WWF Alliance Project in Nachingwea District, Tanzania

November 8, 2022

Nachingwea, a district in the uniquely biodiverse Ruvuma landscape, is one of Tanzania’s poorest regions. Its communities rely largely on subsistence farming and are increasingly subject to the impacts of climate change, such as erratic rainfall resulting in droughts and floods. Women are especially vulnerable to these events due to the gender roles and socioeconomic marginalization that reduce their access to information, resources, and decision-making power— and thus, their ability to contribute to climate change resilience. This brief presents key impacts and lessons drawn from various monitoring, evaluation, and learning methods implemented through the project. After a mixed-methods baseline quantitative household survey of 30 clusters randomly selected from 126 villages, including all six project villages, an independent endline survey evaluated households from three project villages regarding changes in natural resource management agricultural practices, and their well-being, among other things.

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Impact Reports

Women for Change: Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire

October 20, 2022

CARE and Mars’ Women for Change program works with women and their families in cocoa-growing communities to improve livelihoods so that communities can thrive. The program started in Côte d’Ivoire in 2016, founded on CARE’s Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) approach. The program aims to increase gender equity in households and communities, while supporting increased savings, improved skills, income growth and diversification, improved school enrollment rates and increased nutrition. The program also works to shift social norms and reduce gender-based violence by engaging men to encourage joint saving and decision-making. This innovative approach uses a smart mix of solutions to reinforce women’s role in the cocoa supply chain.

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Impact Reports

Ecuador Trip Report – Migration and Rootedness in Latin America

August 24, 2022

A bipartisan and bicameral delegation of Congressional staffers traveled to Ecuador with CARE to see the impacts of U.S. foreign investments firsthand. The delegation met with Ecuadorian government officials, civil society actors, and program participants to discuss how violence and poverty undermine development throughout Latin America and force people to flee their communities, as well as the role that global investments in rights-based, community-led emergency response and development can play in combatting poverty.

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