CARITAS provides economic development, livelihoods, health and social care, education, service to foreign refugees, emergency and crisis intervention, environmental supervision and protection of the needy, in coordination with the Council of Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops, dioceses, and priests.
Caritas (Latin equivalent word for charity) was founded in 1897 in Freiburg, Germany. In 1972, the Jesuit Brother Elie Maamari founded Caritas South Lebanon in cooperation with this region bishops. It became Caritas Lebanon on September 9th, 1976.
Over five decades of its existence, Caritas has honored its commitment and pledge to the needy.
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Caritas Lebanon in partnership with La Chaîne de l'Espoir and the French Development Agency AFD organizes a medical campaign for Congenital Orthopedic Disorders in children and young adults from 0 to 18 years old, at 3pm at SSCC in Jezzine. To confirm your attendance please contact the following numbers (between Monday & Friday from 8 AM till 2 PM): 81144706 – 04410993