Africa

Countries of Africa

Caritas CR carries out humanitarian aid and development cooperation on the African continent:

Mushaukwa from Zambia now has his own cassava processing plant thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
April 14, 2022 News

Mushaukwa from Zambia now has his own cassava processing plant thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

Mushaukwa Bravo Kabombo is a farmer from Zambia's Western Province who has been growing cassava for many years. But for a long time he struggled with preserving it because he could not afford to buy the necessary equipment. He also wished to grow cassava on a larger scale and make it his a full-time job. Caritas Czech Republic helped Mushaukwa acquire the necessary equipment and supported his efforts to set up his own small business.

Good Bye, Tea!
November 14, 2018 Africa

Good Bye, Tea!

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Tea Tihounova, our Head of Mission in Zambia, a wonderful leader, dear friend, the embodiment of kindness, and a truly rare soul.

„I hope for a future where young people could invest their time in building Senegal“
August 16, 2016 Africa

„I hope for a future where young people could invest their time in building Senegal“

Rose went to World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow as part of the #YoungCaritas delegation. She told youngsters from around the world about her work with Caritas Senegal. "This is my first time at the World Youth Day and it’s been really great to meet other people from Caritas. These are people who are young like me (I’m 28), they have a job and a position of responsibility within the Caritas confederation." Read more on caritas.org.

Reaching desperate families in South Sudan
May 10, 2014 Africa

Reaching desperate families in South Sudan

Nyantwic Deng is in despair. At the edge of the Majak Deng Kaya IDP site in Agok, she sits by herself under a lone tree that she now calls home, staring into the distance. Then she starts to cry. Read more on caritas.org.

Appeal for South Sudan to provide 100,000 people with aid
February 14, 2014 Africa

Appeal for South Sudan to provide 100,000 people with aid

Caritas Internationalis has launched a new appeal for conflict-hit South Sudan. Around 650,000 people are still fleeing violence there despite a cease-fire agreement. Aid agencies have reached only half of those people. The rest are in areas too dangerous to work in. Read more on caritas.org.