15 Oct 19
Sabina Sulovsky is the face behind Project Mamma - a health, fitness and wellness program for busy women and mothers. As part of her support for Women for the World, she kindly donated 3 Transformation Well-being packages worth $1,999 each.
15 Oct 19
Since the Turkish military operation commenced in the afternoon of 9 October 2019, there have been continuing reports of intense shelling and airstrikes along the north-east Syrian border.
03 Oct 19
Saturday 5 October marks International Teacher’s day, celebrating the success of teachers throughout the world, creating a bright future for students. The day also affirms the importance of recruiting the best young talent, retaining their expertise and inspiring a lifelong love of learning.
26 Sep 19
I've come to Australia for the Women for the World event.
I really am grateful to Caritas Australia for having invited me here. This is a wonderful event, particularly for women.
24 Sep 19
Caritas Australia has been celebrating its annual Women for the World campaign. This momentous celebration of female empowerment is uniting women in solidarity across Australia. Luncheons have been held in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra.
19 Aug 19
Eleanor Trinchera is Caritas Australia’s Program Coordinator, Bangladesh, Nepal and the Philippines. She has had a colourful career in the 10 years she has worked for Caritas, witnessing many crises faced by the countries she oversees but most importantly, the resilience and determination of the communities she works with.
Today, on World Humanitarian Day, we asked her about her experiences.
07 Aug 19
Over the last two years, the Caritas Protection Program in Lebanon has become a critical initiative towards meeting the protection needs of 900 women and children displaced by the violence.
29 Jul 19
We spoke to Anu about Bidiliiia, her interest in Women for the World and how women in business can empower vulnerable women to be architects of their own destiny.
26 Jul 19
Through the Caritas Education Program (CEP), Caritas Australia, along with our partners Caritas Jordan, Catholic Relief Services are helping 2355 Syrian refugee children with access to education across eight local parish schools in seven areas of Jordan.
25 Jul 19
Human trafficking is a horrific crime that exploits men, women and children worldwide and is a severe violation of human rights. It is estimated that millions of people are trafficked annually into vulnerable situations.
20 Jun 19
It has been described by the UNHCR as “one of the largest exoduses of refugees witnessed in recent decades.” Here’s some essential facts about the Rohingya crisis.
05 Jun 19
Laudato Si' was written by Pope Francis, but is not limited to Catholic audience. Neither is it an essay on climate change exclusively. The encyclical is addressed to all citizens of the world and comments on the deteriorating relationship between people and nature.
Red Dust Healing: The Importance of Cultural Healing Programs written from an Indigenous Perspective
29 May 19
Caritas Australia has walked in solidarity with the First Peoples of Australia for over 40 years, being guided by respect and a belief in subsidiarity. Community members are best placed to understand the issues that affect them, and to formulate the subsequent solutions.
22 May 19
Tjanpi Desert Weavers works with over 400 women living on their traditional lands across 350,000 square kilometres, helping women support their families and those under their care.
21 May 19
For many people, disability and poverty are intrinsically linked. People living in poverty are at higher risk of having a physical, sensory, mental or intellectual impairment, due to a range of factors such as unsafe living conditions and inadequate access to health services.
07 May 19
Tropical Cyclone Fani made landfall on May 4, with wind speeds of up to 175 kilometres per hour. Early warnings have ensured around 1.6 million people have taken shelter in cyclone-safe accommodation.
23 Apr 19
Caritas Australia is deeply saddened by the news of the violent attacks in Sri Lanka over the Easter Weekend.
18 Apr 19
Moved by twelve-year-old Thandolwayo’s experience of walking seven kilometres a day to retrieve clean water, the students of St Pius X, Adamstown, sought to make a difference. Around 1000 students took part in a three kilometre walk of solidarity and raised $17,520 for this year’s Project Compassion.
03 Apr 19
Read a reflection from Livia Lingenti, Year 9 Faith Leader from Santa Maria College Northcote, Victoria.
26 Mar 19
Cyclone Idai has caused widespread devastation across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. The tropical Cyclone made landfall in Mozambique on March 14 and an estimated 1.8 million people, including 900 000 children have been seriously affected.
Entire villages have been submerged and houses, schools and health care centres have been completely destroyed. The current death toll is said to be over 750 with 110 000 people congregating in improvised camps, but numbers are said to rise.