The Caritas network spreads all over sub-Saharan Africa. Caritas Africa brings together 46 national Caritas organisations. They are part of the local communities they serve.
Together, Caritas Africa members focus on human development, peace building and economic justice, while practically responding to some of the world’s largest and most complex humanitarian emergencies. These include Darfur, the Democratic Republic of Congo and food crises in the Sahel in the west and the Horn of Africa in the east.
A survey of Caritas Africa members in 31 countries, showed that Caritas is present in 372 diocese and there are 15,000 parish Caritas. The survey showed that there are 867 staff at the national level and 38,600 at the diocesan and parish level. Caritas is largely dependent on its volunteers in Africa: no less than 453,000 offer their services.
In the 31 countries polled, Caritas national members offered services to 73 million people.
WHERE WE ARE IN AFRICA
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
Caritas Updates from Africa
Lenten message from Cardinal Oscar Andrès Rodríguez Maradiaga SDB, President of Caritas Internationalis.”Each of us can live more simply, consume less, waste less and be more conscious of our choices.”
A pair of boots, a new ball and four decades of service make CAR football match. Orphans looked after by the Oblate sisters in Bangui, Central African Republic played a football match with a difference on Saturday – they had a new ball.
Caritas Africa Info
|REGIONAL COORDINATING OFFICE|
735 Bld des Armées,
|Telephone||+230 52 51 59 62
+228 22 21 29 37
+228 22 21 99 09
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|Telephone||+254 20 44 42 039 / 44 42 139|
|Fax||+254 20 44 41 876|
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