This brief of the Water+ 2021 Retrospective Report identifies key recommendations pulled from the thematic lessons learned across CARE’s broader water+ work in 2021.
Since 2015, CARE has been tracking impact metrics in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. In 2021, CARE shifted to 30 impact indicators for CARE’s Vision 2030, still aligned with the SDGs. The SDGs represent a collective, global commitment to a transformed world. It is only right that an organization like CARE also be accountable to demonstrating how its work contributes to these shared goals toward this collective vision. Between 2015 and 2021 CARE and our partners have contributed to global change for 161 million people in 83 countries. We use the word “contributions” deliberately: in all our work, change happens through the combined efforts of many different actors, including civil society and movements, governments, and the private sector. Our programs are just some of the contributing factors that lead to these impacts and outcomes. Read MoreRead More
In 2021, CARE worked in 102 countries, reaching more than 100 million people through more than 1,400 programs. We celebrated our 75th anniversary and launched our two-year Fast and Fair initiative, providing vaccine delivery to at least 100 million people. Read MoreRead More
CARE’s Water+ 2021 Retrospective Report highlights a selection of lessons learned from programs demonstrating WASH systems approaches – and CARE’s work to strengthen conditions and capacities for governance, accountability, investment, monitoring and learning that are essential to successfully sustaining WASH services. This report includes five briefs which represent a small fraction of the work CARE did in water+ in 2021. Read MoreRead More