Caritas Internationalis - Libya

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

Caritas Internationalis is a confederation of 162 Catholic relief, development and social service organisations working to build a better world, especially for the poor and oppressed, in over 200 countries and territories. Caritas provides a beacon of hope for tens of millions of women, men and children in times of hardship and contributes to the development of social justice in times of peace. Caritas’ mandate includes integral development, emergency relief, advocacy, peace building, respect for human rights and support for proper stewardship of the planet’s environment and resources. In Libya, Caritas assists immigrants by providing services that include: transition and settlement assistance, and education; primary health care, health and sanitation education and mental health services; family support and skills training for women; scholarships for children and young people; maternity support.

Website

http://www.caritas.org/worldmap/mona/libya.html

Year established

1897

About this organisation

Regions / countries / territories

Middle East: Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Community development; Disasters and humanitarian...show all (6)