Who we are

Help us deliver lasting change

We aim to overcome poverty – and you can help us do it.

CARE fights poverty and injustice in the world’s most vulnerable places

We save lives. We find long-term solutions to poverty. We support women and girls to overcome inequality and fulfil their potential.

About CARE

We have 70 years’ experience of fighting poverty in the world’s most vulnerable places.

Our impact

We work in 74 poor and developing countries, helping millions of people every year.

Our aims

Find out what we aim to achieve by 2020 – and how we’re going to do it.

Annual reports

Read more about our priorities, our progress and our achievements.

How we raise money

Our funders and supporters – people like you – make our work possible.

How we spend your money

For every £1 raised, we spend at least 83p on fighting poverty.

Transparency

We’re committed to being open and accountable about what we do.

Our people

We’re passionate about fighting poverty, defending dignity, and delivering lasting change.

Our supporters

Thank you for all your wonderful help – we couldn’t do it without you.

CARE's reach

We work in 74 developing countries, saving lives in emergencies and finding long-term solutions to poverty for millions of people every year.

Our history

Founded in 1945 to send 'CARE packages' to people recovering from war, we have been fighting poverty in the world’s poorest countries for 70 years.

Our mission

We empower women and girls to fulfil their potential – because when one woman is helped out of poverty, she brings her family and community with her.

Your donations

For every £1 raised, we spend at least 83p on fighting poverty. You can trust us to spend your money wisely and effectively to help people in need.