Latin America & Caribbean
CARE in Latin America and the Caribbean
In 2012, we worked in 84 countries, supporting 997 humanitarian aid and development projects to reach more than 83 million people. We carried out programs in the following 10 countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean:
Our Work in Latin America & Caribbean
Half of all children live in poverty, spending their formative years struggling to survive.
When men and boys are most actively engaged in fighting poverty, real and lasting change is more...
More inclusive markets and access can help poor people improve their lives.
There’s a “savings revolution” taking place in many developing countries.
Addressing the needs of the 1.8 billion young people in the world is critical to ending poverty.
The majority of the 57 million children out of school are girls — their future is at risk.
Family planning is a proven strategy in reducing maternal mortality.
This year, more than 7 million children will die before their 5th birthday.
Access to clean water and decent toilets saves lives and helps families and communities prosper.
What if we can feed 4 million more hungry people globally, without spending an extra dollar?
Everyone in the world has the right to a life free from poverty, violence and discrimination.
Hundreds of thousands of women die in pregnancy and childbirth, mostly from preventable causes.
By failing to close the gender gap in agriculture, the world is paying dearly.
Climate change threatens the very survival of people living in poverty all over the world.
Malnutrition affects 200 million children and the consequences can last a lifetime.
Child marriage is a gross human rights violation that puts young girls at great risk.
Gender-based violence is one of the most pervasive and yet least-recognized human rights abuses.
Improving basic education for the most vulnerable, especially girls
Education Findings from the Patsy Collins Trust Fund Initiative
A Guide to Girls’ Economic and Social Empowerment Through a Solidarity Group Savings and Loan Platform
Empowering Women and Girls in the Fight Against Poverty
CARE’s Holistic Approach to Empowering Women and Girls in the Fight Against Poverty
Focusing on theories of change can improve the effectiveness of peacebuilding interventions.
CARE Enterprises bridges the supply/demand gap that exists between formal markets and many of the world's poorest communities.
Push, Pull and Cross-Cutting Strategies
Preventing and responding to GBV is an integral part of CARE’s commitment to promoting gender equality and ending poverty.
An 8-country study to understand rainfall, food security and human mobility.
Proven approaches for empowering women smallholders and achieving food security
An International Framework to Address ‘Loss And Damage’ from Climate Change Impacts
Since MDGs were agreed to in 2000, there are new challenges to ending poverty and developing in an equitable and sustainable way.
Undernourished pregnant women have higher reproductive risks, including death during or following childbirth.