CARE India helps alleviate poverty and social exclusion by facilitating empowerment of women and girls from Dalit, Adivasi and marginalized communities in 200 districts of 14 states of India.
Work and Achievements
CARE has been working for 65 years in India to tackle poverty, and gender inequality and social inclusion. The past year has been full of changes and progress, contributing towards the overall evolution of the organization in the country.
We strengthened our programmes with our advocacy efforts, capacity building, resource mobilization by ensuring sustainable, inclusive and replicable change in the lives of our impact population. Our programmes on health, education, livelihood and disaster preparedness and response directly reached out to more than 36 million impact population.
Our Livelihood programmes covers a range of innovative initiatives and has supported 30,000 women in profitably engaging in agriculture and diary value chains. 67,200 women insured against different kinds of risks as part of financial inclusion initiative. 28,600 women smallholders capacitated to adopt improved practices in agriculture and animal rearing.
CARE in India has been responding to various emergencies for over 65 years and is recognized as one of the major actors in humanitarian response in the country. We have distributed relief material and aided people in Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Jammu & Kashmir, Cyclone Hudhud, Assam conflict, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and also Nepal. In the coming years, the organization will work to further increase its reach, impact and deepen its efforts and promote action for the empowerment of women and girls from marginalised communities.
Fund Utilisation Statement
CARE India will deploy these funds wherever it finds the greatest needs. Focus on women and girls.