Caritas Cyprus

Ending Poverty. Promoting Justice. Restoring Dignity.

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About Us

Our mission is to work for a better world for those living in poverty, the oppressed, and the vulnerable. Inspired by Christian values, we work with all who are marginalized, regardless of race or religion.

Our Values

We work without prejudice, we don’t preach, and we pride ourselves on celebrating diversity. We believe our Christian values are best shown through working for justice and an end to poverty in Cyprus.

Our Story

Since registering as a charitable association in 1986, Caritas Cyprus has responded to humanitarian needs on the island with the aim of providing compassionate care and support to the vulnerable.

Our Team

At the heart of our work are committed and compassionate Board Members, volunteers and staff.

Together We Strive to Make the World a Better Place

Our Stats at a Glance

2021

3,385
New Beneficiaries
5,370
Families Served
1,930
Families Fed
73
Countries of Origin

News & Publications

Read the latest reports, publications, and news of interest to Caritas Cyprus.

August 19 is World Humanitarian Day

On #WorldHumanitarianDay, we want to recognize and thank all humanitarian workers for providing help and hope in the face of crises and challenges across the globe. With a grassroots presence worldwide, #Caritas local organizations support their communities, the poor and the displaced and are often at the core of emergency response to natural disasters, conflicts, famines and wars.

Everyone has the right to protection

To mark World Refugee Day 2022, Caritas Europa, with the support of Caritas International.BE, produced a short video that captures the sentiments of those forced to flee their homes–an experience tragically shared by over 89 million people across the world.

89.3 Million People Displaced Worldwide According to UNHCR Global Trends Report 2021

The UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, published its Global Trends report on June 16, in advance of World Refugee Day marked on June 20. The annual report presents data and analysis on the plight of all forcibly displaced people throughout the world. At the end of 2021, 89.3 million individuals worldwide fled persecution, violence, human rights violations or events seriously disturbing public order. According to the Global Trends report, the number of people forced to leave their homes has increased every year over the past decade and stands at the highest level since records began. Without a new, concerted push towards peacemaking, this trend is likely to continue, said UNHCR.