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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Archives: Key Projects

  • 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

  • Where The Rain Falls

    Where The Rain Falls

    Livelihoods of India’s Adivasis and tribal communities are nearly completely dependent on natural resources. However, most of them own less than two acres of land. Adivasi communities are a historically marginalised group who are highly dependent on rain-fed agriculture (mainly paddy rice) for their livelihoods. With the changing climatic patterns, they are forced t... Read More

  • Ensuring Newborn Survival Through Intervention In the Community and Facilities

    Ensuring Newborn Survival Through Intervention In the Community and Facilities

    The New Born survival project is supported by GSK in Panna district, Madhya Pradesh to help reduce the grim neonatal mortality rates. The state's Neonatal Mortality Rate is 61 (national average is 29); the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) is 85 (national average 42); Under 5 Mortality Rate (U5MR) is 127 against the national average of 52; and Maternal Mortalit... Read More

  • Improving Treatment For Child Health

    Improving Treatment For Child Health

    The primary purpose of the project was to learn how improved quality of community and low-level facility management can lead to decreased pneumonia and diarrhea cases fatality rate at the block level in Bihar. The project covers Samastipur district located in central Bihar, constituted by 20 blocks, and is one among the eight innovation districts under the Ananya p... Read More

  • Reproductive and Child Health Nutrition & Awareness (RACHNA)

    Reproductive and Child Health Nutrition & Awareness (RACHNA)

    Supported by CAIRN India, CARE India's RACHNA project in Barmer, Rajasthan intends to contribute to improving health status in the district by strengthening delivery of national health programmes as well as mobilize communities for better health. The project focuses on reducing maternal and infant mortality and improving menstrual hygiene and reproductive health of a... Read More

  • Briddhi


    This project is implemented by CARE India to curb malnutrition. The project works towards improvement in the nutritional status among severely malnourished children through growth monitoring, behaviour change communication, strengthening Health (including treatment) and Nutrition service delivery system. Along with this, the project is also working towards improving t... Read More

  • Family Health Initiative in Bihar (FHI)

    Family Health Initiative in Bihar (FHI)

    CARE started the Integrated Family Health Initiative (IFHI) in 2011 as part of the Ananya program with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). CARE designed IFHI to support the Government of Bihar (GoB) in improving maternal, new-born, and child health and nutrition outcomes through better availability, quality, and uptake of key family health servi... Read More

  • Treatment Adherence And Follow Up Of MDR TB Patients’ in West Bengal

    Treatment Adherence And Follow Up Of MDR TB Patients’ in West Bengal

    The project aims to expand to contribute to the efforts to improve Multidrug- resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patients’ outcomes through provision of personalized Multidrug- resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patient education and counselling, follow up and support for treatment adherence and completion. Read More

  • Axshya Project

    Axshya Project

    India bears the highest burden of tuberculosis (TB) globally with an annual incidence of 2.8 million new cases. About 2.6 million people live with HIV and 1.2million are TB-HIV co-infected. India has one of the highest multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) burden globally with 70,000 cases annually. India’s highly successful TB programme has consistently achieved global t... Read More

  • Read and Lead

    Read and Lead

    The project aims at improving life opportunities for girls in home, community and educational settings. The project is being implemented in Bahraich, Shravasti and Balrampur districts of Uttar Pradesh. The proposed interventions are in the same geography as those supported by JMV in the earlier phase and are being layered on the rapport and network built with the educ... Read More

  • Agrani: Building leadership in girls through school and community based platforms

    Agrani: Building leadership in girls through school and community based platforms

    The project Agrani is modelled on the premise that adolescent girls need leadership skills to gain control over their own lives and create enabling environment for others. The project aims at developing effective forums for adolescent girls in the government schools such as the children committees (Bal Sansad), morning assembly, forums of co-curricular activities, spo... Read More

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