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.
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  • Teachers’ Resource Laboratory

    Teachers’ Resource Laboratory

    Many Indians believe that girls are less suitable for studying Science and Mathematics. As a result, for generations, girls from marginalised and rural communities have been deprived of pursuing studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), which help them to develop a logical and analytical bent of mind. They have been discouraged from following... Read More

  • Multi-sectoral Life Cycle Intervention for girls and women

    Multi-sectoral Life Cycle Intervention for girls and women

    The Kanya Sampoorna Project is a multi-thematic intervention through Heath, Education and Livelihoods, focused on the girl child, and aims at systemic and lasting change. Development for the child starts in the womb. However, the mothers are young women whose health is critical for their own well-being, as well as the healthy development of the child. Given this si... Read More

  • Maitri: Regional Advocacy on safe and secure education

    Maitri: Regional Advocacy on safe and secure education

    Poor safety and security conditions, within the school environment and while accessing schools, hamper the participation of children, especially of girls, in education. This is illustrated in poor retention and transition rates for girls as compared to boys. This is true for two neighboring countries India and Nepal in the South Asian region. Through this interventio... Read More

  • Promoting Age & Grade Appropriate Training Interventions (PRAGATHI)

    Promoting Age & Grade Appropriate Training Interventions (PRAGATHI)

    Adapting the ‘Udaan’ model in a non-residential mode, CARE India’s GEP has conceptualized Non-residential special training centres (NRSTCs) in coordination with Government of Bihar to cater to the needs of out-of-school children in the state. These centres are established within the premises of state government schools and the children of a NRSTC are mainstreame... Read More

  • Udaan- Special Residential Learning for out-of-school girls

    Udaan- Special Residential Learning for out-of-school girls

    Udaan is a flagship project by CARE India. The project supports accelerated learning of out of school adolescent girls (aged 10-14 years), so the girls acquire primary level learning competencies in numeracy and literacy and develop leadership ability to negotiate and continue their learning. Udaan supports adolescent girls in one academic cycle in a residential set u... Read More

  • Relief from Tamil Nadu Floods

    Relief from Tamil Nadu Floods

    CARE India responded to the massive floods in the state of Tamil Nadu in south India last year. The floods had affected over a million people in districts of Cuddalore, Thiruvalllur, Kachipuram and Chennai. CARE India further expanded its response to the flood affected areas in, Kancheepuram, Cuddalore and Chennai. This decision was taken based on the initial assesmen... Read More

  • Emergency Preparedness Project

    Emergency Preparedness Project

    Under this program, CARE India facilitated a series of Disaster Preparedness activities in states, closest to disaster prone regions. Due to the geological changes and intense pressure of human habitation, the frequency of disasters has increased tremendously in the recent years. CARE India is working with the concerned state government agencies, as well as, community... Read More

  • Technical Assistance and Research for Indian Nutrition and Agriculture (TARINA)

    Technical Assistance and Research for Indian Nutrition and Agriculture (TARINA)

    Much of India’s rural population suffers from malnutrition due to micronutrient deficiencies. The problem of malnutrition in India is not just about having enough food, but also having the right types of food and linkages with sanitation, women’s status, health and healthcare. India’s rates of childhood stunting and wasting as well as anaemia in both women an... Read More

  • SWITCH Asia II – Evolving A Women-Centered Model Of Improved Cook Stoves (ICS) for Sustained Adoption At Scale

    SWITCH Asia II – Evolving A Women-Centered Model Of Improved Cook Stoves (ICS) for Sustained Adoption At Scale

    Under the project, CARE India is working on Evolving a Women-centred Model of Extension of Improved Cook Stoves (ICS) for Sustained Adoption at Scale with support from EU in Odisha and Chattisgarh. The overall objective of the project is to promote sustainable adoption of ICS as a clean cooking energy solution among forest-dependent households (FDH), through a combina... Read More

  • Enhancing The Sustainable Farming Initiative (ESFI) By Integrating Gender And Nutrition

    Enhancing The Sustainable Farming Initiative (ESFI) By Integrating Gender And Nutrition

    CARE India's Project - Enhancing Sustainable Farming Initiative by Integrating Gender and Nutrition (EnSIGN) in West Bengal. This project seeks to develop approaches and evidence-based metrics to integrate gender and nutrition into the Sustainable Farming Initiative (SFI). As a part of this initiative, CARE India also implemented a pilot with 500 potato growing house... Read More

  • Women’s Leadership In Small And Medium Enterprises (WLSME)

    Women’s Leadership In Small And Medium Enterprises (WLSME)

    As an effective means to securing entrepreneurship opportunities for women, CARE India has been implementing the Women’s Leadership in Small and Medium Enterprises (WLSME) Program at Panruti in Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu in the cashew industry. Having identified 210 cashew processing SMEs for this purpose, the WLSME program attempts to contribute to research ... Read More

  • Pathways India

    Pathways India

    "The Pathways initiative in India, is one of the six country-based initiatives under the global Pathways program. This five year program is operational in six countries: India and Bangladesh in Asia, and Tanzania, Mali, Malawi and Ghana in Africa. Congruent with the overall program, the initiative in India seeks to better the lives of poor women farmers by increasi... Read More

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