It is a non-profit organization solely devoted to the service of the poor, most disadvantaged and marginalized people irrespective of, caste, creed, ethnicity, and nationality.
Registered as a Non-Governmental Organization under Nepal’s District Administration Office, Lalitpur, with the registration no: 85/047/48, and in accordance with the Society Registration Act 2034 B.S, Caritas is the social service arm of the Catholic Church in Nepal and member of the Caritas Internationalis confederation and Caritas Asia.
It is also affiliated with Nepal’s Social Welfare Council (SWC) under registration no: 248-356.
Caritas Nepal applies animation approach and sector-specific participatory approaches to empower the poor, marginalized, and disadvantaged class of people to reduce poverty, hunger, secure humanitarian assistance in the situation of man-made and natural emergency and therefore to realize social justice and peace.
With the vision of creating peaceful, equitable and just society, where there is solidarity among people and respect for human dignity, Caritas Nepal works on the sectors of social justice and community development, disaster risk management, sustainable livelihoods, migrants, refugee and anti-trafficking, emergency and recovery supports as well as advocacy on social concerns.
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.