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A little girl takes a drink from a refurbished tap in Auki, Solomon Islands.
Clean water – a fundamental human right Growing up in New Zealand fresh, clean, drinkable water was a seemingly endless resource. During... Read More »
Women wearing jewellery they have made themselves as part of thier own small business.
Proud to be a woman on International Women’s Day This International Women’s day Caritas programmes coordinator Anna Robertson reflects on the... Read More »
Mrs. Hou Sokvanny and her vegetable crops
Improving food security in Cambodia Caritas partner Development and Partnership in Action (DPA) report on how their Integrated... Read More »
Emily Benefield offers up an artichoke in offertory time
Launching the Food Campaign in Aotearoa New Zealand Caritas staff and some Board members began the One Human Family – Food for All campaign with an... Read More »
Teresa Homan of Upper Hutt helps a beneficiary at Benefit Impact, New Lynn September 2013.
Resolving food insecurity in a rich country If there was just one hungry household in a wealthy country, we might feel entitled to consider it... Read More »
Funaki at work in plantation among taro
Kumara and giant yams sustaining life and livelihoods in Tonga There is a saying in Tonga that ‘the measure of a man’s wealth is not in monetary value but by his... Read More »
Mokai Kainga gardens in Owhiro Bay, Wellington.
Feeding hungry children in school Food security is the ability to legitimately access safe and nutritionally adequate food. Food... Read More »
Damaged buildings in Tacloban
What remains - Mark Mitchell in the Philippines Our Coordinator for Humanitarian Programmes, Mark Mitchell, is leading the international Caritas... Read More »
Teresa Homan of Upper Hutt helps a beneficiary at Benefit Impact, New Lynn September 2013.
Making an impact for the poor and vulnerable Lisa Beech, Caritas Research & Advocacy Coordinator, reports from a ‘Benefit Impact’ organised... Read More »
Teresa Homan of Upper Hutt helps a beneficiary at Benefit Impact, New Lynn September 2013.
Day Two: Auckland Benefit Impact Lisa Beech reports on Day Two of a three-day ‘Benefit Impact’ organised by Auckland Action Against... Read More »
Teresa Homan of Upper Hutt helps a beneficiary at Benefit Impact, New Lynn September 2013.
Day Three: Auckland Benefit Impact Lisa Beech reports on Day Three of a ‘Benefit Impact’ organised by Auckland Action Against... Read More »

 

 

 

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Growing up in New Zealand fresh, clean, drinkable water was a seemingly endless resource. During...
This International Women’s day Caritas programmes coordinator Anna Robertson reflects on the...
Caritas partner Development and Partnership in Action (DPA) report on how their Integrated...
Caritas staff and some Board members began the One Human Family – Food for All campaign with an...
If there was just one hungry household in a wealthy country, we might feel entitled to consider it...

Caritas Update has a new fresh look. Our winter issue 64 covers the Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants, Singout4Justice, Caritas Challenge our...

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference set a Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants as close as possible each year to World Refugee Day on 20...

Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on 8 November 2013. Over 30 different Caritas organisations from around the world came together to respond and...

The Caritas Annual Report shows our work in 2012 through five strategic priorities identified during the year: addressing poverty at home and abroad...