Give an entire community access to fresh vegetables so families can grow healthy and strong. This gift includes training, seeds and tools to grow plenty of health food. Ines da Costa is the leader of a CARE community farmer's group in Suco Acumanu, Liquica District, Timor-Leste.
Healthy mothers raise healthy children and create vibrant communities around the world. A midwife for a month will keep a mother healthy and help her deliver a healthy baby.
Training a teacher helps provide an education and mentorship to countless children for years to come. Trained teachers equip future generations while earning a steady income to help provide for their own families.
Help a community survive when a disaster strikes. This gift includes first aid kids, tarpaulins and other life-saving equipment and training in how to prepare and survive natural disasters.
When a woman starts a business, her whole community benefits. With the resources to establish her own business, her children receive better nutrition and improved school access, while other women and their families benefit from the knowledge she shares.
Community health workers have difficulty reaching pregnant mothers and their children in rural communities. A bicycle allows a health worker to spend more time safely supporting pregnant women and newborns.
$81 can buy a food basket to provide a family with 1,069 calories per person daily. Baskets can include items such as short-grain rice, bulgur wheat, spaghetti, red lentils, vegetable oil, olive oil, tomato paste, canned tuna fish, canned beans, dates, tea and sugar.
Connect farmers to local markets so they can sell their produce for a fair price. This gift will educate farmers about the best way to sell their produce and help them stay connected to purchasers and other farmers through network groups, helping them make a fair profit for their family. Aliya Mamada is a father of four in Zimbabwe. He grew up in poverty, but after becoming involved with CARE, now has his own home, his children are in school, he grows his own food and owns livestock.
Without medical help, children and their families are vulnerable to severe sickness and even death. Vital supplies such as antibiotics, medicines, vitamins, medical equipment, syringes, gauze and bandages help save lives.
Poverty and global location should not determine whether a mother’s baby lives or dies. Training birth attendants and equipping them with the vital tools needed to ensure a baby’s safe delivery is a life-saving gift.
Sheep provide a family with wool to use or sell, milk to feed hungry children and fertilizer to grow better crops. Throw in another sheep and a farmer has a small breeding farm to generate even more money. Give the gift of a sheep and feel warm and fuzzy!
Seeds, tools and training provide the means for success. When a family receives agricultural training and the tools to implement what they’ve learned, they can grow an abundance of healthy food to eat and sell to improve their prospects for the future.
Help a child reach their fifth birthday in good health and they are more likely to grow into a healthy, active adult. This gift gives mothers access to maternal health care and teaches them about nutrition so they can give their children the best start to life.
Your gift of a family CARE package will ensure families affected by an emergency have basic essentials such as blankets, sleeping mats, kitchen supplies, water storage containers and mosquito nets. A classic gift that saves lives.
This simple tool is critical to a teacher's ability to teach. With a chalkboard, a set of chalk, erasers and a ruler in the classroom, students in poor communities can better receive the education they need and deserve.