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A world without poverty

Preventing, fighting and alleviating poverty – more than that, ending poverty everywhere and for all: That is Caritas’ central mission to which it has been dedicated since its foundation in 1901. The goal – a world without poverty – always remains the same – but the ways to get there change according to needs.

Selected projects Commitment to a world without poverty

How your donation helps Figures from 2021



have a KulturLegi and thus have discount for culture and sport


advice sessions

could be conducted by the Caritas debt advice service



to fight poverty worldwide



have benefited directly from a project

When poverty shows its face Portraits from around the world

Header image: Der Krieg wirkt sich auf alle Menschen in der Ukraine aus. Es herrscht Gewalt, ebenso wie Nahrungsmittelknappheit. In ihren Zentren nimmt die Caritas Binnenvertriebene auf. © Mickael Franci/Cordaid