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President:Bishop Martin Kivuva Musonde
National Director:Mr. Stephen Kituku
Head Quarters: Caritas Kenya, c/o Kenya Episcopal Conference, Waumini House, Westlands Nairobi, Kenya
Postal address: Caritas Kenya, c/o Kenya Episcopal Conference, P.O. Box 13475, 00800 Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: +254 727 802 810
Fax: +254 204 442 910
Caritas Kenya is the development and social arm of the Conference of Catholic Bishops in Kenya. It runs various social development programmes through the following approaches;
This aims at promoting Research, Lobbying and Advocacy as a strategy towards achieving political, economic and social change for quality improvement of peoples’ lives. This program uses various methods of conducting researches for getting of the qualitative analysis of a situation required to form informational advocacy platform. Advocacy is another component of this program. Data collection and information gathering and dissemination are paramount for the success of this Programme.
Caritas Kenya as a development and social services commission of the Kenya Episcopal Conference has a role to ensure that the capacities of Catholic Church-based development structures are strengthened, so as to respond to the needs of the poor more effectively.
The livelihoods project activities seek to address the need to facilitate prudent implementation of poverty reduction programmes in the country in the following areas:
Gender and Development
Caritas Kenya strives to promote advancement and integral human development for all in the social political cultural and religious spheres in line with social justice and in witness to the Gospel of Christ. Other programmes within Caritas Kenya are Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, and Advocacy.