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

The best part of our work is sharing the stories of the people we serve – whether directly from them or via our staff in the field, through words, photos, videos, and more. These stories represent why we do the work that we do and they inspire us each and every day.

Rania, Hana, and Ghosoun, 41, used to meet every day back in Homs in Syria to gossip about the things they wanted to buy, what they would wear for a party and upcoming weddings. Now their daily conversations revolve around sharing news of the latest casualties of loved ones back in Syria and how to manage the myriad of problems they face as refugees in Jordan.
Decades after fleeing their home country, more than 30,000 Somalis returned home from Yemen. Mariam never dreamed she would be fleeing from another war.
Siegfried Schroeter was only 11 years old when he lost his home in East Germany, his family lost their land, and they were displaced by war. Thanks to help their received through CARE Packages, they regained hope.
Each year, CARE helps millions of people living in poverty around the world. But as you can well imagine, this year has been extraordinary and the resources we need to deliver our programs have been stretched. There is more work to be done and more families to reach.
Jeneti, Razaiya and Kimiya are part of a “Mother-to-Mother” group set up by CARE in collaboration with government health services in the East Hararghe district of Ethiopia to support mothers with young children during the extreme El Niño-driven drought that has hit the country.
For the rural community of Pacheco in northeastern Brazil, the local school has never been so important. It is now the only place in the drought-stricken area that has water on tap.
“Funny.” That’s how Ulli Ulrich describes many of the items he received from CARE in 1954 in a CARE Package. Funny yellow cheese, funny white powder (milk powder), funny meat (SPAM). Read Ulli's story!
Thanks to support from CARE, Eunice and her family were able to rebuild their lives after Typhoon Haiyan destroyed their home and source of income, and help their community as well.
CARE helped Mary Jane, a young single mother, start her own business after her life was turned upside down two years ago when typhoon Haiyan destroyed her home.