About Us

CARE has been working in India for over 65 years, focusing on alleviating poverty and social exclusion. We do this through well-planned and comprehensive programmes in health, education, livelihoods and disaster preparedness and response. We also focus on generating and sharing knowledge with diverse stakeholders to influence sustainable impact at scale. Our overall goal is the empowerment of women and girls from poor and marginalised communities, leading to improvement in their lives and livelihoods. We are part of the CARE International Confederation working in over 90 countries for a world where all people live with dignity and security.

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Our Impact

Pillars of Change

12 Inspiring stories of role models who are today loved, respected and emulated.

Reena Devi

“Going against my family was hard yet important for my daughter’s survival. Now I want others also to realize the importance of proper health check-ups and correct medical advice for expecting mothers and their newborn babies”

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Shabnam Jahan

“I want to pave the way for other girls. Any girl who wants to go to school should be able to”

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Sweta Verma

“My mother got married when she was 12-years-old. But that’s not me. I don’t want to get married until I complete my education and achieve my dream of becoming a doctor.”

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Surya Kanti

“I always believed that women should go out to work. I am proud that I could motivate others too”

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Latha

“I cannot bear injustice towards women. My aim is to help every woman I can. Latha is today an elected treasurer..”

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Over 80% of donor contributions utilized to ensure accessible and quality healthcare for marginalised communities.

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19 Sep
2017
Development

TSU 2nd Phase launched by Health Minister Mangal Pandey

Govt of Bihar and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has signed a memorandum of Cooperation to set up Technical Support Unit. ...

05 Sep
2017
National News

Teacher’s day: The time has come for educators to be gender sensitive now

What posters do you put up in class? Who are the role models you refer to when teaching your students? Make sure your students don’t grow up...

17 Jan
2017
Development

Women and child development ministry to form alliance against online child abuse

A National Alliance against online child sexual abuse and exploitation is being formed by...

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Towards a Clean and Healthy Kitchen

BACHAT Team

6-Oct-2017LIVELIHOOD

Cooking accounts for over 80% of the total household energy consumption in rural India, and biomass is a predominan... Read More

Responding to Floods in Assam

Eilia Jafar

19-Sep-2017DISASTER RESPONSE

Travelling from Guwahati to Morigaon, I was mesmerised by the serene beauty of green hills, rivers, rivulets, a... Read More