CARE works with individuals and communities in more than 90 countries around the world.

At the heart of CARE's work is our dedication to defending dignity and fighting poverty by empowering the world's greatest resource for change – women and girls.

Jul 12, 2016 | Summer marks the start of the wedding season in Canada - but imagine planning a wedding in the midst of a war zone. Twenty-six-year-old Hana Al-Showafi finally married her fiancé after much postponing, despite the ongoing war in Yemen.
Jul 11, 2016 | As South Sudan marks 5 years of independence, millions remain displaced, are in need of humanitarian assistance, and face starvation. Five year old Chianyal lives in a protected area with her family. Her story represents the millions of South Sudanese hoping for a better future.
Oct 15, 2015 | CARE Canada is proud to partner with Export Development Canada (EDC) in a joint global community investment initiative, known as “Beyond Exports.” EDC's Andrea Gardella recalls her experience sharing her expertise with CARE in Morocco.
Imagine having to sell your wedding ring, or another item that is precious to you? Imagine having no crops due to flooding and no money to buy food with? Thanks to CARE, and support from donors like YOU, Koriful was able to start a business and get back on track.
CARE Canada's Marnie Davidson recently returned from a trip to Zambia where she met Susan - a passionate teacher who is not only educating her young students on the importance of nutrition, but her entire community.
A picturesque CARE distribution centre in Eastern Ethiopia is bustling with activity. The natural splendour of the area is in contrast with the horror families are facing in light of the current food shortage. Here are some of the stories of the women and children surviving the drought, thanks to their own determination and support from CARE.
Gladys Gaba Cyrus is 42 years old and living as a refugee in Dadaab camp in Kenya. Gladys is a single mother of five after her husband left her alone in the camp to return to South Sudan. She shares her experience living as a refugee in Dadaab and how CARE has made a difference in her life.
Water is something that many of us in the developed world have the luxury to take for granted. It is available, on tap, hot and cold, 24/7, any given day of the week. But in the countries of Southern Africa affected by the El Niño weather phenomenon, it is the difference between eating today or not, between being able to wear clean clothes and wash yourself or not, and, ultimately, between life or death.
In a world, where we have witnessed the highest number of refugees since World War II, where climate change is threatening the lives of millions of poor people, and where children know no other reality than conflict and war, indecision at the World Humanitarian Summit May 23-24, 2016 is not an option.