CARE India believes in helping individuals live a life of dignity. To achieve this, our livelihood programmes focus on generating sustainable livelihoods. This is done through capacity building, fostering community links and promoting small businesses. CARE India puts special focus on entrepreneurial ventures, which are owned by women. Through its livelihood programmes, CARE India promotes microfinance, Self Help Groups, capacity building and small businesses. It also fosters linkages between community collectives and financial institutions. CARE also focuses on improving the literacy, numeracy and critical thinking skills to promote sustainable livelihoods.