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President:Bishop Janvier Kataka
Secretary General:Dr. Bruno Miteyo Nyenge
Head Quarters: Centre Interdiocésain, Kinshasa-Gombe, Democratic Republic of Congo
Postal address: B.P. 3258, Kinshasa-Gombe, Democratic Republic of Congo
Telephone: +243 88 07 580
+243 88 04 988
Fax: +243 88 44 948
Commission Episcopale Caritas / Développement Caritas République Démocratique du Congo Democratic
The Democratic Republic of Congo is experiencing a humanitarian tragedy of unparalleled proportions, with violence in the east of the country leaving thousands of people dead and many more homeless.
Caritas DRC, known locally as Caritas Développement Congo, faces challenges in helping people caught up in the current unrest and also those suffering the fallout from an earlier civil war and years of instability.
In October 2008, Caritas launched a US$1.5 million appeal to help 90,000 people uprooted by violence in North and South Kivu, eastern Congo.
Caritas DRC is active in projects addressing: