Economic Development


Adding Value to Value Chains: Unlocking the Poverty-Fighting Potential of Value Chains

We’ve identified four major issues we think need to be addressed in order to enable more poor people to participate effectively and sustainably in market systems and value chains, enabling them to work their way out of poverty.


Banks have a $380 Billion market opportunity in Financial Inclusion, Accenture and CARE Study Find

Report makes recommendations for how banks can make financial inclusion more viable


Today's CARE Package: Virginia's Story

The original CARE Package© was created in 1945 to provide desperately needed food to survivors of war-torn Europe.

Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping communities grow and sustain nutritious food in some of the most challenging environments in the world.


Todays CARE Package Contains Assurance During Medical Emergencies

One of the original CARE Packages© was a midwifery kit.

Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping women prepare for medical and other emergencies.


ENSURE Women's Empowerment, Nutrition, Market Access, and Resilience

As part of the ENSURE project [Enhancing Nutrition, Scaling Up Resilience and Enterprise], funded by USAID's Food For Peace Program, CARE works with World Vision in Zimbabwe to improve nutrition, market access, and resilience for women in 3 districts.


Cambodia: A trusted place to save can help women prepare for emergencies

When Chan’s son suddenly became ill, she knew she needed to take him to the hospital. But the hospital was far away and she did not know how much she would have to pay to get her son the medical care he needed.


Cambodia: Healthy Finances, Healthy Babies

Uy Phom is an energetic young mother from Koh Kong in Cambodia who is helping ensure that her savings group is about more than just money. Under her leadership, women who come together to add to their savings each week are linking healthy finances with healthy children.


CARE on the Financing for Development Conference: “Goals without proper funding are a hollow shell”

ADDIS ABBA-(July 16, 2015)-- As the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Ethiopia ends today, CARE warns of the effect that insufficient funding will have on the ambitious development agenda the world has set itself in 2015.