CARA (Charity No. 1135610) is an independent charity that was set up in July 2003 to provide free legal advice and representation to people facing disadvantage. It is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) committed and dedicated to empowering the poor by promoting , , and of all of its members and the public and improving the quality of life of the disadvantaged people of our community in the United Kingdom and Africa.
Its activities include:
Health: striving to reduce childhood death and illness;
Water and sanitation: provision of clean water and adequate sanitation;
HIV/AIDS: prevention, care and support for those affected by HIV/AIDS;
Education: providing quality basic education for all, especially girls;
Protection: protection for people affected by conflict, natural disaster and exploitation;
Translation & Interpresentation Services in French, Portuguese, Somali, Kinyarwanda, Lingala & English;
Legal: helping the poor to know, understand and achieve their rights;
We rely on our members and the generosity of the public in securing donations and legacies so that we can continue the work we provide.