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
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.
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How your donation helps Figures from 2021
received education as well as access to clean water and sanitary facilities
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