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Caritas in Latin America & Caribbean

The Caritas Latin America and Caribbean region covers a vast geographical area with great cultural and economic diversity. In many of the countries in the region, Caritas has a long history of working for the poor – over fifty years – tackling natural and man-made disasters and providing healthcare.

Working together, the members of the Caritas Latin America and Caribbean region focus on peace, social and economic justice and safe migration.

CARITAS UPDATES FROM LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

  • Charity and dignity via an electronic purse

Charity and dignity via an electronic purse

  • 14 April 2015
Electronic purses containing 600 pesos per month were delivered to each of the 725 families affected by hurricane Odile, so that they could decide what they needed most and directly buy goods from the supermarket, with the only restriction that the purse may not be used to buy tobacco or alcoholic beverages.

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Caritas Latin America Info

Address Apartado Postal: 5160
1000 San José – Costa Rica
Telephone +506 (2) 291 42 86
Fax +506 231 3954
Email caritaslac@caritas.org.ar
Website www.caritasamericalatinaycaribe.org