Who we are

CARE fights poverty and injustice in the world’s most vulnerable places

We save lives. We find long-term solutions to poverty. We support women and girls to overcome inequality and fulfil their potential.

About CARE

We have 75 years’ experience of fighting poverty in the world’s most vulnerable places.

75 years of CARE

Did you know that CARE was originally set up to send care packages to people in Europe recovering from World War 2. Read all about our 75 years of history here.

Our aims

Find out what we aim to achieve – and how we’re going to do it.

Our impact

We work in 100 countries around the world, helping millions of people every year.

Annual reports

Read more about our priorities, our progress and our achievements.


We’re committed to being open and accountable about what we do.

How we raise money

Our funders and supporters – people like you – make our work possible.

Our promise to you

Find out more about how we fundraise from supporters like you.

How the money is spent

For every £1 raised, we spend 84p on our life-saving and poverty-fighting programmes in the world’s poorest communities.

Our people

We’re passionate about fighting poverty, defending dignity, and delivering lasting change.

Our supporters

Thank you for all your wonderful help – we couldn’t do it without you.


We're committed to protecting the people we work with from sexual abuse and exploitation.

About CARE

Founded in 1945 to send 'CARE packages' to people recovering from war, we have been fighting poverty in the world’s poorest countries for 75 years.

CARE's impact

We work in 100 countries around the world, saving lives in emergencies and finding long-term solutions to poverty for millions of people every year.

Our aims

We empower women and girls to fulfil their potential – because when one woman is helped out of poverty, she brings her family and community with her.

Your support

Your support is what makes our poverty-fighting work possible. You can trust us to spend our funds wisely and effectively to help people in need.