We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.

CARE will be a global force and a partner of choice within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty.

We will be known everywhere for our unshakable commitment to the dignity of people.

CARE's mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. Drawing strength from our global diversity, resources and experience, we promote innovative solutions and are advocates for global responsibility.

We facilitate lasting change by:

Respect: We affirm the dignity, potential and contribution of participants, donors, partners and staff.

Integrity: We act consistently with CARE's mission, being honest and transparent in what we do and say, and accept responsibility for our collective and individual actions.

Commitment: We work together effectively to serve the larger community.

Excellence: We constantly challenge ourselves to the highest levels of learning and performance to achieve greater impact.