Help Syrian refugees

Help Syrian refugees

More than 11 million people from Syria have been forced to flee their homes, approximately half of them children. Since 2012, Caritas Switzerland has provided emergency relief and long-term support totalling 18 million Swiss francs in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and northern Iraq.

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Theme sponsorships

Hunger, water, human rights and climate protection: these are the cornerstones of Caritas' work in the Third World. Support us with your regular donation, so that we can plan our projects over the long term and implement them effectively. Become part of a movement that wants to conquer hunger, ensure access to clean water, protect our climate, and give all people the rights they are entitled to. 

A world without hunger

A world without hunger

One billion people suffer from hunger worldwide. Three-quarters of them are children. Every day, thousands of children die from the consequences of hunger and malnutrition. The causes of this tragedy, which means unspeakable suffering for every single human being, are poverty, mismanagement, climate change, natural disasters or ...

Water for all

Water for all

Having access to sufficient clean water is a human right. And yet, today more than 663 million people suffer from a shortage of life-giving water. People who are forced to drink contaminated water get sick. People who cannot irrigate their fields must starve. A quarter of all ...

Human rights for all

Human rights for all

Every person has the right to a life in dignity, regardless of religion, gender, ethnicity or social background. This is now accepted in principle by virtually all countries. Despite this, many people are denied the right to a life with dignity because they are poor, because they ...

Climate protection for all

Climate protection for all

Climate change threatens the very existence of people in developing countries. With increasing frequency, the poorest people in particular suffer due to extreme events such as floods or droughts, The direct consequences are hunger, violent conflicts and migration. We must act without delay so these people can ...