Caritas Zambia a step ahead

Participants at St Kizito, Monze Diocese

by Princess Fakudze

It is the vision of Caritas Africa and by extension of Caritas Internationalis to synergize the work of charity in the Catholic Church and the function of Caritas. However, in most countries, to this far these two function in silos, hence Caritas Africa towards strengthening the synergy, organized an exchange visit for other Southern African Caritas offices to learn from Zambia.The week-long learning lab ran from 04 March to 09 March 2018. The training was objectively organized to build awareness on how Caritas is structured and how the work of charity is organized in the church, to enhance the understanding of how Caritas should function. Read more

Cardinal Tagle invites you on a journey of faith, hope and love with migrants

Easter message by Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

This Eastertime, we at Caritas would like to invite you to join us on a journey of faith, hope
and love with migrants*.

Jesus undertook many journeys during his life. As an unborn child he went from Nazareth to Bethlehem. As a child refugee he went to Egypt. As a preacher he travelled the roads of Galilee. His seemingly final journey was to travel up Calvary carrying the heavy wooden beam of a cross.

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Sikhandza Bantfu primary school: A cause for celebration

By William Kelly

Sikhandza Bantfu is a Swazi name which when translated to English literary means ‘’we found people there’’. It is one of the backwater under developed communities in the kingdom in terms of infrastructure and social amenities. Children as young as six years had to travel 14 kilometres to and from school every day. There was no road. The way to school was through the forest. They had to cross rivers during the rainy season arriving at school wet, cold and tired. Read more

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