Caritas Lebanon

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24/04/2020 - 1:51pm

Caritas (Latin equivalent word for charity) was founded in 1897 in Freiburg, Germany.
 In 1972, the Jesuit Brother Élie Maamari founded Caritas South Lebanon in cooperation with this region's bishops. In 1975, the Assembly of Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops of Lebanon (A.P.E.C.L.) approved Caritas Lebanon's status and designated it as the official socio-pastoral arm of the Church to assist both individuals and communities and to support charitable and social activities.
Caritas Lebanon is a member of Caritas Internationalis, one of the largest humanitarian networks in the world, counting 165 country Caritas organizations working in 200 different countries.
Caritas Lebanon mission is to enhance solidarity in order to promote and develop the human being without any discrimination. It commits itself to:

 Assist people in need.
Revive the sense of responsibility in order to attain a larger solidarity in the relations between various social groups.
Involve the citizens in Caritas activities under the social responsibility concept, making them partners and not only beneficiaries.
Help to integrate the individual activity into a community and collective approach with the aim of reaching sustainable development.
Strengthen the collaboration with local and international NGO's in order to promote efficient partnerships.
Perform its activities with professionalism and transparency.
Strengthen and protect the human rights of migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers in Lebanon.

Acronym: 
CL*
Organisation Type: 
Local Civil Society Organisation
Founding Year: 
1972
Country of Origin: 
LB
Intervention Sector(s): 
Relief Services
Contact person's position: 
Senior HR Officer
Contact person's email: 
Contact person's phone number: 
N/A
Address: 
Sin El Fil – Kalaa Lebanon PO Box 55-455 - Sin el Fil
Beirut
Lebanon
Phone: +96114997678
LB
City: 
Beirut
Street: 
Sin El Fil – Kalaa
Additional: 
Lebanon PO Box 55-455 - Sin el Fil
Phone: 
+96114997678
Contact person's name: 
Vanessa Honein
Partnerships: 
N/A

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Friday, 12 March 2021
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Caritas Lebanon invites qualified suppliers to make a firm offer for the supply and delivery of Bed Mattresses and supplies to Caritas Lebanon.

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The specialist team leader is responsible for the implementation, monitoring of the psychosocial activities within the projects. S/he provides PSS trainings and support to the staff, contributes to establishing and implementing operational work plans, setting clear targets and activity plans for ongoing project for the PSS component.

Friday, 12 March 2021
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The Social worker intervenes in a diverse environment to support vulnerable Lebanese of all ages and backgrounds through their difficulties. Their role is to provide assistance to enable service users to help themselves while maintaining professional relationships with service users, acting as guides and advocates.

Friday, 19 March 2021

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