CARE is a leading international humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects. Founded in 1945, it is nonsectarian, impartial, and non-governmental. In 2016, they worked in 94 countries supporting 962 poverty-fighting and humanitarian aid projects, and reaching over 80 million people and 256 million people indirectly. CARE Philippines is currently implementing a number of urban resilience, disaster risk reduction, and economic development programs in the Philippines.
In the video, you will meet Daisy Albao of Iloilo. Once a housewife, now an active leader helping women in her community realize their potential to earn money for their families. She hopes that every woman gets the opportunity to contribute to economic growth. As a partner for change, Daisy continues to empower women to engage in income-generating activities.
CARE Philippines and H&M Foundation supported women entrepreneurs in the Philippines through financial assistance and trainings to help them recover from disasters.