The coronavirus pandemic marked the lives of billions of people across the world in 2020. This time of universal suffering highlighted our shared human vulnerability. In particular, the pandemic exposed the plight of the poor and the great inequality that reigns in our world today.
Caritas Internationalis is confederation of over 160 members who are working at the grassroots in almost every country of the world. When a crisis hits, Caritas is already on the ground.
Members of Caritas in the Middle East and North Africa work primarily on emergency response, migration, education, development, women’s empowerment, youth and volunteering, human trafficking and peace building.
Caritas Europa’s 49 members, present in 46 European countries, are united in fighting poverty and social exclusion as well as promoting true integral human development, social justice and sustainable social systems in Europe and throughout the world.