CARE International (CI) is committed to adhering to international standards of quality and accountability, leading to the implementation of various standards and tools to continuously assess their program effectiveness and their contribution to impact, involving CARE staff and the communities they work with. The CARE International Secretariat maintains a leading coordination role in developing and implementing those standards and tools for assessing program effectiveness and impact, including the following:
An important element of this report included an online survey – planned in FY15 and carried out in FY16 – to assess how partners and allies view CARE’s work empowering women and girls in crises. Near to 50 responses were received from representatives of international and national NGOs and government agencies, as well as several multilateral organizations and donor agencies. Over 70% of respondents indicated they worked with CARE as in implementing partner in one or more emergency responses.