Caritas Nepal is the social service arm of the Catholic Church in Nepal. It is a non-political and non-profit organization solely devoted to the service of the poor, most disadvantaged and marginalized people irrespective of, caste, creed, color or religion. It is registered as a Non-governmental Organization under the District Administration Office, Lalitpur, under Registration No: 85/047/48, in accordance with the Society Registration Act 2034 B.S. It is affiliated with The Social Welfare Council under Registration No: 248-356 and is a member of Caritas Internationalis and Caritas Asia.
The vision of Caritas Nepal is a “Peaceful, equitable and just society, where there is solidarity among people and respect for human dignity.”
Caritas Nepal, being the social arm of the Catholic church in Nepal, aim to empower the poor, marginalized, disadvantaged and displaced to reduce poverty, vulnerability to disasters and climate change and secure basic well-being, democracy, social justice and basic human rights for all.