Protection and prospects for the little ones

Countless children are exposed to poverty, hunger and violence worldwide. They live in appalling conditions. But children need shelter, food, care and a vision of the future. With its projects, Caritas enables education, provides a stable supply of essentials and promotes a non-violent environment.  Because it is the only way that young people can forge their own path and free themselves from poverty. 

Selected projects Engagement for children 

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Protecting and promoting children 

For a just future

Children have a right to love, protection and care. Every child that has to suffer from poverty, violence or neglect is one too many. With its projects, Caritas provides protection and a vision of the future for the youngest among us and helps them to escape poverty. 

Your donation for a world without poverty
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How your donation helps Figures from 2021



benefited directly from a project




of all the people supported while fleeing were children




received help in a disaster situation




received protection against discrimination and neglect


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Header image: Two children laugh as they wash their hands in the village of Anca in Indonesia. © Bambang Febriandi Wibowo