Mónica Arenas

Finance Director

In 2021, CARE Peru’s total income was S/ 40.4 million, which represents 4% above what was programmed and an additional 15% to the 2020 financial execution. These funds have allowed us to implement more than 30 projects in the Humanitarian Aid (38%), Health (33%), Economic Development (17%), Education (9%) and Climate Justice (3%) sectors. 

The most important sources of financing were (i) international cooperation, which comes directly or through the members of the CARE International Confederation; the Peruvian government, through the Ministry of Education (Minedu); and the private sector. 

Assuming the challenge of financial management has involved showing transparent management of allocated resources, which is linked to a flexible, but at the same time rigorous, control system which allows us to account for and guarantee spending quality, to comply with planned activities and to have a reporting system according to the demand of donors, government agencies, the CARE Peru’s Board of Directors, Care International and the various programmatic management units. 

Figures and statistics show us an objective and positive result of CARE’s income and expenses, but they carry behind them a history of joint work between the various areas of the organization so that each financial resource is invested adequately and reaches the participants, who are the reason for our work. It’s been two years of pandemic that have constantly required us to improve processes, reinvent ourselves and adapt to a new, more efficient and effective way of working. 

At 2021 year close, all that remains is to especially thank our donors and partner organizations for their trust in CARE, and for providing us with resources and for joining, with greater interest each year, in this effort to contribute to improving the quality of life of girls, adolescents and women. 

Mónica Arenas

Finance Director