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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

  • “We need the whole world” in Ecuador

“We need the whole world” in Ecuador

  • 27 April 2016
“Part of the idiosyncrasy of human nature is that when pain comes people unite,” says Fr. Euclides. “But they quickly forget about that pain and they forget about the affected. Right now we have a lot of donations, enough to feed our people. What worries me is what happens two weeks from now? How will our provisions be then?”
  • Level of damage in Ecuador overwhelming

Level of damage in Ecuador overwhelming

  • 22 April 2016
Agencies must think about setting up camps and how to provide the basics: water, sanitation, and child-friendly areas. Once that has been accomplished the task will shift to providing temporary housing and eventually how to get people back into homes.

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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