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CARE supports indigenous and non-indigenous women and girls so that they increase their autonomy, can make economic decisions at the individual, family, organizational and community levels and can effectively influence policies and programs that guarantee their economic, social and social rights. and food safety.


Based on the analysis of the effects of climate change on people’s lives, and especially on the poorest and most excluded, CARE seeks to include in its development strategies, the increase in the resilience capacities of people to face, adapt and recover from the various risks and threats in the most vulnerable communities.

In Guatemala and Central America, frequent natural disasters negatively affect people’s lives and livelihoods. The natural ecosystems (forests, mangroves, rivers, lakes, water, crops, soil, animals, coasts, mountains) of poor rural populations that suffer from droughts, heat waves, water scarcity, crop failure, floods are repeatedly violated. and diseases. poor urban populations