The Caribbean Association of Home Economists Inc., founded in 1972 is a non-governmental organisation of over five hundred (500) members from the Anglophone Caribbean, Guyana, Belize and to a lesser extent North America. CAHE is affiliated to the International Federation for Home Economics that is over one hundred year old. The association works in close alliance with the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) formerly the American Home Economics Association (AHEA), and is twinned with the Toronto Home Economics Association (THEA). CAHE has also worked closely with Ministries of Education, Health and Agriculture around the region as well as with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA). As professionals and educators alike we share a common vision for the improvement of the quality of life for Caribbean citizens and for the development of Home Economics in the region. CAHE offers a system professional certification for its members.
The Caribbean Association of Home Economists Incorporated (CAHE) aims to be a highly- recognized regional organisation that influences regional policy making and Home Economics curricula towards improving the quality of life of families in the Caribbean.