When a crisis hits, we work through our local partnerships to bring aid and relief to people whose lives have been devastated by natural disaster or conflict.
The number of people supported in 2021/2022 through development and emergency programs
the number of people reached through our humanitarian response
the number of countries Caritas Australia currently works in
When you donate to support Caritas Australia, you are helping fund life-changing programs that use local knowledge to create lasting and sustainable change.
Through partnerships with local organisations and Church networks, and as a member of Caritas Internationalis, one of the largest humanitarian networks in the world, we are able to reach where the need is greatest.
We work in partnership with local communities on-the-ground, so that they can take control of their future and forge their own path out of poverty.
Our Strengths-Based Approach identifies and builds on the existing collective strengths of communities. This approach leads to more sustainable change, and allows everyone in the community to participate in building a better future together.
Around the world, an estimated 828 million people will go to sleep hungry tonight. We work with rural communities to learn sustainable farming techniques to grow reliable sources of food all year round.
With your support, 23,316 people adopted innovative and sustainable agricultural practices in the last financial year.
We are there, working with communities before, during and after a disaster.
In the last financial year, 388,818 people were reached through our humanitarian efforts in
response to 34 emergencies
Through long-term programs, we work with local communities and our partners to address issues that affect poverty, supporting communities to improve their access to health, education, clean water and income generation.
Thanks to the support of people like you, 70,494 people gained improved access to drinking water in the past financial year.
Every day, women around the world are disproportionately affected by poverty, food insecurity, climate change, gender-based violence, as well as a lack of access to education, health care and employment.
In the past financial year, 46,439 people participated in sessions on gender issues and women’s equal rights.