24 Oct 19
Caritas Australia provides emergency response, resilience and recovery programs in 22 countries throughout the world. This support empowers people who are living in crisis, conflict or the aftermath of disasters, to gradually rebuild their lives.
23 Oct 19
This year Caritas Nepal is celebrating its 30th anniversary of walking alongside the people of Nepal helping them face humanitarian crises, social injustice and poverty for a more prosperous and resilient future.
23 Oct 19
On April 25, 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, killing 8,800 people, injuring over 22,000 and destroying in excess of 6,000 homes. This was accompanied by a severe aftershock a fortnight later on 12 May.
17 Oct 19
Approximately 3% of Australians (700,000 people) experience poverty. People living in single parent families, the unemployed, disabled, Indigenous Australians and children living in jobless households are especially at risk of entrenched poverty.
15 Oct 19
Sabina Sulovsky is the face behind Project Mamma - a health, fitness and wellness program for busy women and mothers. As part of her support for Women for the World, she kindly donated 3 Transformation Well-being packages worth $1,999 each.
15 Oct 19
Since the Turkish military operation commenced in the afternoon of 9 October 2019, there have been continuing reports of intense shelling and airstrikes along the north-east Syrian border.
03 Oct 19
Saturday 5 October marks International Teacher’s day, celebrating the success of teachers throughout the world, creating a bright future for students. The day also affirms the importance of recruiting the best young talent, retaining their expertise and inspiring a lifelong love of learning.
26 Sep 19
I've come to Australia for the Women for the World event.
I really am grateful to Caritas Australia for having invited me here. This is a wonderful event, particularly for women.
24 Sep 19
Caritas Australia has been celebrating its annual Women for the World campaign. This momentous celebration of female empowerment is uniting women in solidarity across Australia. Luncheons have been held in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra.
19 Aug 19
Eleanor Trinchera is Caritas Australia’s Program Coordinator, Bangladesh, Nepal and the Philippines. She has had a colourful career in the 10 years she has worked for Caritas, witnessing many crises faced by the countries she oversees but most importantly, the resilience and determination of the communities she works with.
Today, on World Humanitarian Day, we asked her about her experiences.
07 Aug 19
Over the last two years, the Caritas Protection Program in Lebanon has become a critical initiative towards meeting the protection needs of 900 women and children displaced by the violence.
29 Jul 19
We spoke to Anu about Bidiliiia, her interest in Women for the World and how women in business can empower vulnerable women to be architects of their own destiny.
26 Jul 19
Through the Caritas Education Program (CEP), Caritas Australia, along with our partners Caritas Jordan, Catholic Relief Services are helping 2355 Syrian refugee children with access to education across eight local parish schools in seven areas of Jordan.
25 Jul 19
Human trafficking is a horrific crime that exploits men, women and children worldwide and is a severe violation of human rights. It is estimated that millions of people are trafficked annually into vulnerable situations.
20 Jun 19
It has been described by the UNHCR as “one of the largest exoduses of refugees witnessed in recent decades.” Here’s some essential facts about the Rohingya crisis.
05 Jun 19
Laudato Si' was written by Pope Francis, but is not limited to Catholic audience. Neither is it an essay on climate change exclusively. The encyclical is addressed to all citizens of the world and comments on the deteriorating relationship between people and nature.
Red Dust Healing: The Importance of Cultural Healing Programs written from an Indigenous Perspective
29 May 19
Caritas Australia has walked in solidarity with the First Peoples of Australia for over 40 years, being guided by respect and a belief in subsidiarity. Community members are best placed to understand the issues that affect them, and to formulate the subsequent solutions.
22 May 19
Tjanpi Desert Weavers works with over 400 women living on their traditional lands across 350,000 square kilometres, helping women support their families and those under their care.
21 May 19
For many people, disability and poverty are intrinsically linked. People living in poverty are at higher risk of having a physical, sensory, mental or intellectual impairment, due to a range of factors such as unsafe living conditions and inadequate access to health services.