Help CARE fight COVID-19

Together we can protect the health of the poorest communities in the world and save lives before it’s too late.

Businesses can help fight COVID-19 with CARE

Make a corporate donation to ensure help gets to vulnerable families.

Trusts and Foundations can help CARE fight coronavirus

Help our Emergency Response Fund get support to where it is needed most.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information and updates from CARE International UK

As coronavirus spreads it has the potential to affect the lives of everyone we reach through our humanitarian and development work. CARE is responding rapidly across the globe to save lives and protect the most vulnerable.

Here you'll find the latest updates on how you can support our work, reports from the countries we work in and coronavirus insight and resources for the humanitarian and development sector.

Donate to help CARE fight COVID-19

Together we can protect the health of the poorest communities in the world from COVID-19 and save lives before it's too late.


Donate or provide support as a business

Make a corporate donation or learn more about how your business could help provide operational support to CARE's lifesaving pandemic response.

Make a donation on behalf of a Trust or Foundation

CARE is responding rapidly to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. We need your support to make sure help gets to where it is needed most.

Small Business Solidarity Fund

Help us support those entrepreneurs who have lost their only source of income as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Crisis watch: Coronavirus

Get the latest updates on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the lives of people and communities in the countries, across the globe, where CARE works.

COVID-19 emergency response

Find out more about how CARE is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and working to protect vulnerable families, communities, and women and girls.

Stories from the frontlines of COVID-19: Yemen

After five years of conflict millions are reliant on humanitarian assistance. What impact will COVID-19 have on this already desperate situation?

Stories from the frontlines of COVID-19: Sierra Leone

Frontline workers from the Ebola crisis are using their knowledge to prepare for coronavirus. 

Stories from the frontlines of COVID-19: Dadaab, Kenya

25 year old Muridi Zuberi tells us how the global COVID pandemic is affecting life in a refugee camp in Northern Kenya.

COVID-19 Insights: Gender implications of outbreaks

CARE briefing paper on how coronavirus humanitarian response efforts can take gender into account in appropriate and meaningful ways.

COVID-19 Insights: Global Rapid Gender Analysis

Analysis that explores gendered dimensions of COVID-19 and highlights the ways in which women, girls and other marginalised people are likely to suffer from the pandemic.

COVID-19 Insights: Protecting garment workers

It is estimated that nearly 25 million jobs could be lost as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. CARE believes it is time to transform the industry.

COVID-19 Insights: Millions of women facing poverty

This report shows how women and girls are disproportionately affected by the economic effects of global pandemics.

COVID-19 Insights: Responding in fragiles states

Trust, speed and scale are crucial to meaningfully limit the impact of COVID-19 in communities already living in poverty.

COVID-19 Insights: Motherhood too soon?

Child, early, and forced marriage and adolescent pregnancy in COVID-19: See how CARE's work responds to and focuses on unique needs of adolescents.

COVID-19 Insights: Why women’s leadership is a priority

For the most effective response and recovery, women’s leadership must go far beyond the top role, to be supported at all level.

5 minute inspiration: Washing hands, saving lives

What makes kids in crisis so smart about handwashing? Why are they following the guidelines even when running water is scarce?

5 minute inspiration: Facing epidemics with hope

We know, from decades of responding to epidemics in some of the poorest and most fragile contexts, that hope is possible.

About CARE

Founded in 1945 to send 'CARE packages' to people recovering from war, we have been fighting poverty in the world’s poorest countries for 75 years.

CARE's impact

We work in 100 countries around the world, saving lives in emergencies and finding long-term solutions to poverty for millions of people every year.

Our aims

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 support

Your support is what makes our poverty-fighting work possible. You can trust us to spend our funds wisely and effectively to help people in need.