About

Fight Poverty by Empowering Women in the Developing World

CARE is an international NGO that works in 66 developing countries, in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe. It's "I am Powerful Campaign" seeks to empower women in poor communities through a variety of programs to combat major challenges created by poverty, including programs in health, education, and economic opportunities.

Visit www.care.org to learn more about CARE's amazing programs!

The Official Description:
"CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of HIV, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives."
--from www.care.org

Join the CARE Power Circle, even just by signing a petition:
http://www.care.org/getinvolved/iampowerful/intro.asp

1. Serve women and families in the poorest communities around the world

2. Reduce poverty by "strengthening capacity for self-help, providing economic opportunities, delivering relief in emergencies, influencing policy decisi

3. "Advocate for global responsibility" to address, and resolve, the root causes of poverty