Defending Dignity. Fighting Poverty.


CARE International in Mozambique is a non-profit international non-governmental organization. CARE Mozambique is grateful for the support it receives from institutional donors, private foundations and individual donors. The following contributed generously to CARE Mozambique programs in 2016:
  • Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF)
  • Auswaertige Amt Deutschland
  • Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
  • Department for International Development (DFID-UK)
  • European Community Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO)
  • European Union (EU)
  • German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation & Development (BMZ)
  • Irish Aid
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (Danida)
  • Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA)
  • Sall Family Foundation
  • Swedish Embassy – Maputo 
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

CARE Mozambique National Partners

Rede Pastoral de Inharrime works with OVCs, at-risk youth and pregnant and lactating mothers in the community to help support them in the areas of HIV prevention, mitigation and treatment.
AIPDC is based in Vilanculos district in Inhambane province and promotes the health and well-being of community members. They also support economic empowerment activities, specifically village and savings loan groups, at the community level.
AKKV was established in 2007 and is based in Zavala district in Inhambane province. The Association works in the area of child’s rights, food security and nutrition, education and health.
Tsinela Association was formed in 2006 and is based in Massinga district in Inhambane province. The Association works with HIV positive members of the community with a focus on orphan and vulnerable children who have been affected by the epidemic.
Liwoningo was established in 2003 and is based in Maxixe, Inhambane. Liwoningo works to promote community health initiatives specifically targeting the most vulnerable children and adolescents at the community level.
Ophavela ( started in 1998 as Credito para Empresarios Rurais (CRER), a CARE action-research project that was designed to experiment with community-based savings. The system worked well, and CRER ended up with more than 300 such associations. In mid 2000 CRER started VS&L promotional activities in Nampula province creating 80 Associations comprising more than 600 clients amongst fishing communities along the coast. Currently Ophaphela works with over 1,150 groups, comprising about 19,000 members (women and men).
National Farmer Union (UNAC) ( , Provincial Farmer Union of Nampula (UPC-Nampula). Represent the farmers and their organisations to ensure their social, economic and cultural rights through strengthening the farmers’ organisations and participating in shaping governmental public policies and development strategy, in order, to guarantee food sovereignty, while considering youth and gender equality.
Akilizetho is the leading member of the Provincial Platform of Civil Society Organizations in Nampula (PPCSO) that has different thematic focuses important for CARE Mozambique including natural resources, extractive industry and gender.
Oram ( is a national organization with a strong focus on land issues, natural resources and empowerment of rural communities, as well as advocacy focus on positive change for rural populations.
The National Association of Agricultural Extension , AENA , is a national association , established in 2006 and registered in 2008 for the provision of extension services and advocacy.
Centro Terra Viva (CTV) ( is presiding the National Platform on the Extractive Industry and Natural Resources Management
KUWUKA JD ( Kuwuka JDA is a youth and environmental advocacy organization that works to empower rural communities and CSOs to become active participants in natural resource governance.
Aliança da Sociedade Civil Contra Usurpação de Terra (ASCU) is an Alliance of national and international organizations to advocate against land encroachment in Mozambique.
WOMEN FORUM (FORUM MULHER) - Forum Mulher (Women's Forum) is a Women's Network Forum that works for the rights of Mozambican women. Forum Mulher deals with gender and development issues, advocacy and lobby, as well as education and information work.
Mahlahle is a national non-profit association , founded in 1997 implementing development activities in the Inhambane Province .
Wona Sanana Association (WS) is a Mozambican non government organization. “Wona Sanana” is a combination of words in the main national languages meaning “To See, To Care and To Protect the Children”. WS was officially constituted in 2003, as a result of the transformation of the Wona Sanana Project (1998-2003) into an autonomous and non-profit and Non Government Organization; currently the organization´s particular focus is on Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE).
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April 2020
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March 2020
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