care

by jason,lin

care

CARE (Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere) is a major international humanitarian agency delivering broad-spectrum emergency relief and long-term international development projects. Founded in 1945, CARE is nonsectarian, impartial, and non-governmental. It is one of the largest and oldest humanitarian aid organizations focused on fighting global poverty.[1] In 2013, CARE reported working in 87 countries, supporting 927 poverty-fighting projects and humanitarian aid projects, and reaching over 97 million people.[2]

CARE's programmes in the developing world address a broad range of topics including emergency response, food security, water and sanitation, economic development, climate change, agriculture, education, and health.. CARE focuses particularly on empowering and meeting the needs of women and girls and on promoting