Since 1981, CARE has been providing emergency relief and lifesaving assistance to Somali people. CARE’s program activities include water and sanitation improvements, sustainable pastoralism, civil society and media development, small-scale enterprise development, primary school education, teacher training, adult literacy, and vocational training. Additionally, it works to expand education services to drought- and conflict-affected children. In all areas, CARE works in close partnership with other entities including Somali and international aid agencies, civil society leaders, and local authorities.
CARE Haiti is part of CARE International, a global confederation of 12 national member organizations. CARE has implemented programs in Haiti for nearly sixty years, and has intimate knowledge of the country’s operating environment. It has also been an education leader in Haiti since the early 1990s, managing education projects such as school feeding, school governance, construction of schools, and projects for restavek (domestic servitude) children.
Care International is a global confederation of 13 national member organizations, and a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. In Haiti, Care has managed education projects such as school feeding, school governance, school construction, and projects for restavek (domestic servitude) children, since the early 1990s.
In the countries where Care works, it engages individuals, families, teachers, communities, governments, local partners and advocacy groups to create powerful education initiatives that are crucial to fighting poverty.
In Haiti, EAC’s partnership with Care’s targets out of school boys and girls in:
- Restavek (domestic servitude) in rural areas;
- Rural farm areas with the highest poverty rates and the lowest school access rates; and
- The streets of the cities of Carrefour and Port-au-Prince.
In Somalia, the EAC and Care partnership aims to increase enrollment, retention and completion of primary school for 30,100 children who are currently out of school. The partnership will target children in rural areas as well as out of school children in Mogadishu.
For more information about this EAC Implementing Partner, please visit Care-Haiti’s website.