Fighting poverty

How we fight poverty

We work with women, girls and poor communities around the world to cut out poverty at its roots.

Empowering women and girls

Every woman who lifts herself out of poverty takes her family and her community with her.

Help fight poverty

You can deliver lasting change to women, families and poor communities.

CARE cuts out poverty at its roots

We save lives, help meet people’s basic needs, and find long-term solutions to poverty, injustice and inequality.

CARE know-how

CARE knows how to find innovative solutions to the problem of poverty.

Fighting hunger

In a world of plenty, everyone has the right to survive and thrive.

Improving health

Healthy mothers, children and families are the key to a better future for everyone.

Building resilience

CARE strengthens the ability of poor people and communities to transform their own lives.

Working a way out of poverty

Better opportunities to build stronger livelihoods mean people can work their own way out of poverty.

Empowering women and girls

Helping women to gain control over their lives is crucial to overcoming poverty

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 104 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.