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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“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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Jan-Mar 2017

Need for strategic and effective implementation of the law

Early Language and Literacy in India

A position paper developed by CARE India and USAID

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17 Jan

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...

17 Jan
International News

New report: 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2016

Geneva, January 17, 2017. The international aid organization CARE International has published a new report today highlight...

13 Dec
National News

Vulnerable lot, here and everywhere

Sexual and other forms of abuse of women and girls have been rampant across the globe, especially when there is a disaster setting. So...

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Maternal health care in Bihar: One born every two seconds

Tim Bishop


Her first four children each died of asphyxiation during delivery. The 30-year-old’s fifth – a baby... Read More

Children are most vulnerable during disasters

Wasi MD Alam


Can any disaster avoid a sight of children lying lifeless, injured and deafening sound of their cry in pain and... Read More