About Caritas InternationalisCaritas Internationalis is the global confederation of 164 Catholic organisations working on behalf of the poor. It is the arm through which the Church delivers its moral mission to help the most vulnerable and excluded people, whatever their religion or race.
April 15, 2014
By Caritas Internationalis|14 April 2014|Caritas has launched an appeal for funds in Niger where over 4 million people are going hungry because of food shortages. It aims to raise 3 million euro (US$4.2 million) so the people of Niger will have food.
By Caritas Internationalis|14 April 2014|There are four million people who are desperately hungry in Niger now after poor rains which affected the harvest. If we don’t do anything, that will double to seven million within two months. That’s half the population of the entire country.
March 27, 2014
By Caritas Internationalis|27 March 2014|Over 41,000 people once sought sanctuary in the cathedral in Bossangoa from the conflict. Now they can return to their homes in safety. The fear has gone, but now the community must rebuild.
By Caritas Internationalis|26 March 2014|People in the Central African Republic need tools, seeds, medicine, shelter and help getting their children back into school as they look to rebuild their lives after months of conflict.
By Caritas Internationalis|25 March 2014|Conflict has gripped the Central African Republic for over a year. In recent months Muslims have been particulalrly targeted. The Caritas supported Inter-faith platform travels to Bangassou, where Christian and Muslim are still co-existing.
By Caritas Internationalis|25 March 2014|Through a combination of awareness-raising programmes, radio outreach and training, Caritas Nepal is working to prevent human trafficking, unsafe migration and violence against women along some of Nepal's border areas.
By Caritas Internationalis|24 March 2014|Tens of thousands of Muslims have been forced from their homes in the central African Republic. The Catholic Church is often habouring them and organising their evacuation to saftey like in the town of Berberati.