AT THE HEART OF OUR WORK ARE OUR COMMITTED AND COMPASSIONATE BOARD MEMBERS, STAFF, AND VOLUNTEERS.
Maronite Archbishop of Cyprus, President
Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Cyprus, Vice-President
Migrant Sector Coordinator
Caritas Cyprus is a member of Caritas Internationalis, a confederation of 165 member organisations. Caritas Internationalis is at the heart of the Church’s mission to serve the world’s poor, vulnerable, dispossessed and marginalized. Caritas is inspired by Scripture, Catholic Social Teaching and by the experiences and hopes of people who are disadvantaged and living in poverty. Click here to learn more.
Caritas Cyprus belongs to the Caritas MONA region because of its geographical location at the crossroads of Europe and the Middle East. Caritas MONA members work primarily on emergency response, migration, education, development, women empowerment, youth and volunteering, human trafficking and peace building. Their humanitarian assistance programmes have grown following the turmoil of the Arab Spring and increased conflict in the region. Cooperation and inter-faith dialogue are priorities as is response to the threat of HIV/AIDS. Click here to learn more.
Caritas Cyprus also partners with Caritas EUROPA because of its membership in the European Union. Strong of the membership of 49 European Caritas organisations (47 members and 2 corresponding members) present in 46 countries in Europe, the network of Caritas Europa covers the European continent. Click here to learn more.
Caritas Cyprus partners with Catholic Relief Services to fund Migrant Sector activities including the Men’s House and Migrant Centre’s in Larnaca and Nicosia. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Click here to learn more.