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.

Caritas Internationalis at 70 – 2021 Annual Report

The year 2021—Caritas Internationalis’ 70-year anniversary–was deeply marked by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic consequences. Caritas remained steadfast in its commitment to standing by the poor, advocating …

The Vatican: Female Migrant Workers Challenges and Strengths – Bulletin #7

Migrant workers often have to accept unsafe and unfair work and must live in precarious conditions. They are exposed to various forms of slavery and lack a welfare system protecting them. They are among the victims of the widespread “culture of waste”, which – Pope Francis reminds us – is at the origin of the inequality that afflicts the world.

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.