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