CARE India is a registered Section 8 company in India and a member of CARE confederation present in 100 countries, which works with the most marginalised women and girls to alleviate poverty and reduce social injustice through comprehensive programmes in health, education, livelihoods and humanitarian assistance and rehabilitation.
Stories of Hope

2015

  • Breaking Myths & Inspiring Change on International Women’s Day. Series of stories from members of different companies.
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    Breaking Myths & Inspiring Change on International Women’s Day. Series of stories from members of different companies.

    CARE India launched a 5 days campaign from March 3 – 7 to create awareness on gender equality. This campaign engaged corporate employees from different companies to share stories about, women that they know who broke the myth and demonstrated exemplary courage, inspiring change around them. We will showcase some of these stories in this space. This is the f... Read More

  • Breaking Myths & Inspiring Change on International Women’s Day
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    Breaking Myths & Inspiring Change on International Women’s Day

    CARE India launched a 5 days campaign from March 3 – 7 to create awareness on gender equality. This campaign engaged corporate employees from different companies to share stories about, women that they know who broke the myth and demonstrated exemplary courage, inspiring change around them. We will showcase some of these stories in this space. This is the f... Read More

  • Healthy mother equates to a healthy baby
    HEALTH

    Healthy mother equates to a healthy baby

    ‘It’s normal Zeba! There is nothing to worry about!’ I was told this repeatedly in the last 4 months and I tried to believe that there was really nothing to worry about. It was four months since I had missed my periods and was hopefully looking forward to be a mother. Knowing of my pregnancy, everyone in the house was very happy. I was 20 years ... Read More

  • An whirlwind of excitement
    HEALTH

    An whirlwind of excitement

    The initiative was to project the work done by ASHAs in general and share the ongoing innovations in Bihar, with regard to field level health workers. We were going to be a part of a program called “Swastha Bharat” (Healthy India), which was to be hosted by one of our members from CARE India, Amit Arora. This show, which is aired thrice a week at 7:30... Read More

  • CARE partners win the TB Champion Award 2013
    HEALTH

    CARE partners win the TB Champion Award 2013

    India has the highest number of tuberculosis in the world, accounting for about a fifth of global incident cases per year. Patients’ not completing their treatment is a major obstacle in controlling this infectious disease. A common reason of patients discontinuing their treatment is the side-effects of the drug, which prevents them from working. The o... Read More

  • CARE International 7th overall and 2nd best among NGOs in the humanitarian sector
    INTERNATIONAL

    CARE International 7th overall and 2nd best among NGOs in the humanitarian sector

    CARE works towards cutting poverty off at its roots and to provide tools for sustainable change globally to the people most vulnerable to hunger, violence, disease and disaster. Our efforts have proved fruitful and it has given us immense pleasure in seeing the difference that our work has brought about in the lives of those people who we work with. Read More

  • Women must have a voice in the post-2015 MDGs
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    Women must have a voice in the post-2015 MDGs

    By Howard Mollett and Aisha Rahamatali   Aisha Rahamatali is CARE International’s Advocacy Officer, and is one of eight CARE delegates participating in the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York March 10-21. Howard Mollett is Senior Conflict Policy Advisor for CARE International UK. CARE International – Blog... Read More

  • Clap along if you know what happiness is to you…
    EDUCATION

    Clap along if you know what happiness is to you…

    March 20th marks International Day of Happiness  There is no way to escape Pharrell Williams and his “Happy” song lately. And why should we?  March 20th has been declared International Day of Happiness by the United Nations in 2012. Sounds crazy? Think again. In UN speech, this day serves to“recogn... Read More

  • Displaced in South Sudan at the Breaking Point
    LIVELIHOOD

    Displaced in South Sudan at the Breaking Point

    I spent the last three days in Malakal camps. The situation of the 21,500 displaced people sheltering there has reached a very fragile stage. For the moment, their conditions barely meet minimum standards for water, sanitation and shelter. Population density is a lot higher than it should be, bringing a high risk of outbreaks of disease. When the rains start in e... Read More

  • Maheswari’s tryst with destiny
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    Maheswari’s tryst with destiny

    When I met Maheswari in her small hut located in the remote part of Nagapattinam District in Tamilnadu, I could not imagine the path she had travelled to get there. There she stood in front of me as a confident Business Correspondent of Indian Overseas Bank, smiling along with her two children, husband and mother- in- law. Let’s rewind a bit. Maheswari belo... Read More

  • Health is Wealth
    HEALTH

    Health is Wealth

    Generating awareness on public health is my passion. I believe that for any society to be productive, it has to be healthy. It needs to be realised by all that effort and investment in public health is crucial for the attainment of UN millennium development goals and fulfilment of fundamental rights of a citizen. As a member of the CARE team, I feel a sense of pr... Read More

  • The caring nature of CARE
    MISCELLANEOUS

    The caring nature of CARE

    What I love the best about CARE is its extremely considerate attitude towards its employees. Today, I would like to share with you one of my personal experiences which underlines the compassionate approach of the organization. About a year back post the birth of my child, I had severe health problems and was hospitalized for about three months. The doctors advise... Read More

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