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Empowering women's economic justice, gender equality and climate justice in Brazil. Donate now.

Empowering women's economic justice, gender equality and climate justice in Brazil. Donate now.

From CARE packages to climate resilience.

CARE’s history with Brazil dates back to 1953, when the country, along with other Latin American nations, sent CARE Packages™ to Europe as part of post-World War II recovery.

Since 2001, CARE has been working in Brazil, focusing on defeating poverty. We collaborate with national partners and have achieved women’s economic justice, gender equality and climate justice for over 2,200 people.

Fast Facts

Population: 218,689,757 (2023 est.)
Life expectancy: 76.1 years (72.56 years male, 79.81 years female) (2023 est.)
Infant mortality: 13.11 deaths/1,000 live births (2023 est.)
Under-5 mortality*: 14.4 deaths/1,000 live births (2021 est.)
Access to improved drinking water: 99.4% (99.8% urban, 96.9% rural)
Access to improved sanitation: 90.2% (94.1% urban, 63.6% rural)
Percentage of seats held by women in national parliament^: 17.7% (2022 est.)
GDP per capita: $14,600 (2021 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook, *UNICEF, ^World Bank

Climate Resilience

With a significant portion of the world’s forests, Brazil is home to around 20 million people living in extreme poverty who could face severe impacts from climate change.

CARE collaborated with state governments to create policies connecting poverty alleviation and climate change mitigation. We assisted communities in setting up sustainable forest management and reforestation on land reform settlements.

Additionally, we aided state governments in evaluating the effectiveness of initiatives aimed at reducing deforestation.

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Support our ongoing work to create a more equal world.

Your donation can help end extreme poverty and give people the means to build a better future for themselves in countries like Brazil.

For those living in extreme poverty, your support brings education and training, healthcare and clean water, nutritious food, and new ways to earn an income. And in times of crisis, you help us deliver emergency relief. Please donate today.