Care International is a humanitarian association founded in 1945 in the United States at the end of the Second World War, before theMarshall Plan (1947)
Today, it is an international network, one of the most important NGOs:
- in terms of budget, 700 million euro
- Even more so in terms of beneficiaries – CARE operates in nearly 70 countries, and 66 million people are affected.
CARE employs 16,000 people.
CARE was an acronym that meant Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe when the association was founded. The latter has extended its influence to the world, the acronym has changed its meaning for Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc. CARE is now the full name of the association. CARE is described as a combination of solidarity international non-denominational, apolitical and independent.
CARE International’s Head of Communication for Africa is a member of the International Advisory Committee of the African Press Organization (APO).