Caritas Lebanon

Last modified: 
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
Website: 
Contact person's name: 
Vanessa Honein
Partnerships: 
N/A

Calls

Call

Caritas Lebanon invites qualified suppliers to make a firm offer for the supply and delivery of Hygiene supplies & Hygiene kits to Caritas Lebanon.

Friday, 4 December 2020
To event remaining 4 days
Call

Caritas Lebanon in collaboration with the USAID and under DART project invites qualified suppliers to make a firm offer for the supply and delivery of Baby kit items to Caritas Lebanon.

Friday, 4 December 2020
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Jobs

Job

A Caregiver contributes to the psychological and physiological well-being of the adolescent girls at the Shelter and provides them with daily learning activities and programs.

Friday, 11 December 2020
Job

Collaborate with the communication team to create marketing and communication content to support our communication strategy.

Friday, 11 December 2020

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في إطار تنفيد برنامج "بلدي" لبناء التحالفات للتقدم والتنمية والإستثمار المحلي المموّل من الوكالة الأميركية للتنمية الدوليةUSAID))، تعلن رابطة كاريتاس لبنان بالتعاون مع بلدية دير ميماسعنرغبتها...

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