Donate with confidence.
Who are CARE Australia?
CARE Australia are an international development organisation that “manage humanitarian, development and emergency aid programs and promote improved living standards and the advancement of education among the world’s poor.”
CARE Australia is a member of CARE International, headquartered in Atlanta in the United States. CARE’s network includes 14 federation members working in over 94 countries. This is an evaluation of CARE Australia only; the recommendation may or may not be consistent with other member offices.
Why do they exist?
They “seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live with dignity and security.”
What do they do?
CARE Australia run programs with the following goals:
- Women and girls: support women and girls to have the same opportunities as men and boys, and work to reduce violence
- Lifetime of learning: help boys and girls go to school, and enable adults to learn important life skills.
- Healthy lives: help communities protect and build safe water sources and toilets, improve antenatal care for women, and keep babies free from deadly diseases.
- Ending hunger: provide food, seeds, tools and information about better farming.
- Emergencies: take action immediately as disaster strikes and help people affected by humanitarian crises.
How do they earn their money?
How do they spend their money?
Should I donate to CARE Australia?
CARE Australia are a legally registered charity with deductible gift recipient status. They are trustworthy, describing clearly how and by whom they are managed, and how they avoid conflicts of interest. They are transparent with their finances.
They also provide indicators that they are an effective charity. CARE Australia describe their vision and goals, are clear about their strategy and the programs they deliver. They demonstrate how evaluation is embedded in their organisation. They share the results of their program evaluations, including program weaknesses and areas for improvement. Not only that, they make their evaluations easy to digest by consolidating findings in core theme summary reports. This focus on evaluation and transparency demonstrates a genuine interest in solving social problems.
CARE Australia demonstrate they are both trustworthy and effective. Based on our analysis, we believe your donation will be used carefully and strategically to achieve their mission. It is for this reason we give a ‘donate with confidence’ recommendation.
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
We have investigated the finances, operations and results of CARE Australia and present our evaluation in a report that you can download now. This evaluation shows you how your donation is spent, who is running the organisation and whether there are any potential conflicts of interest. It also examines whether the charity can demonstrate that they are delivering meaningful results. Finally, it contains our recommendations for potential donors and the reasoning behind them.
Download our complete evaluation of CARE Australia below to find out if they're the charity for you.
Find out whether CARE Australia is the charity for you. In this evaluation we describe what this charity does and why, what you should know about them, how your money is spent, who is running the organisation and whether they deliver results. Last of all, we recommend whether you should donate to them based on the findings of our analysis.