About Care

In 2016, CARE International worked in 84 countries around the world, supporting 890 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects to reach more than 65 million people. The Project-level data shows the number of participants receiving goods/services from or directly involved in activities supported by CARE. These participants are only counted once in order to avoid duplication. CARE´s projects in FY16 addressed Climate change, Economic development, Education, Emergency & Disaster aid, Food security, Health, and Water. (Source: CARE World of Impact for FY15) CARE Rwanda works closely together with various other country offices in the region, such as the East and…
In 1984, CARE was formally invited by the Government of Rwanda to open an office and establish a comprehensive development program in the country. In the 1980s, even more so than now, the majority of the population was rural and dependent on subsistence agriculture. In addition, Rwanda was at the time hosting many refugees. One of the side effects of this was that forests were being rapidly cut down for energy consumption, thus increasing land erosion and contributing to rapid land degradation. Since 1984, CARE International in Rwanda has focused on four areas of programming—each meeting the changing immediate needs…
Our Vision We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live with dignity and security. Our Mission CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. Our Values Transformation We believe in urgent action, innovation, and the necessity of transformation—within the world and our own organization. Integrity We are accountable to the people and partners we humbly serve, transparently sharing our results, stories and lessons. Diversity We know that by embracing differences, actively including a variety of voices, and joining together we can solve the…