Founded in 1945, the international NGO CARE is one of the largest non-denominational and non-denominational humanitarian aid networks in the world. Their aim is to fight against extreme poverty and to defend access to fundamental rights.
Means of Action
Involvement of local communities
Projects are developed taking into account the needs, expectations and cultural specificities of the beneficiaries. Their actions are based on the participation of local actors (communities, civil society, local authorities, private sector). Their involvement in the development and implementation of programs is essential to ensure their sustainability. These are their initiatives, CARE only supports them.
Local and qualified teams
CARE's response strength lies in the expertise of its field staff. All employees are real professionals of the emergency and development with several years of experience in the sector.
In order to ensure the sustainability of projects, enhance local skills, 97% of CARE's 12,000 employees come from the countries in which they are engaged.
Network in the World
CARE is an international humanitarian network. They are present in 94 countries. In 2016, more than 80 million people benefited from their actions.
CARE brings together 14 national associations that work together to implement more than 1,000 emergency and development projects worldwide each year.
Members are autonomous organizations. Each is established in a different country and according to the laws of the country: Germany-Luxembourg, Austria, Australia, Canada, Denmark, United States, France, Japan, Norway, United Kingdom, Thailand, India, Peru.
There are also 72 field offices that implement projects supported by members.
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