Awareness-creation in Uromi

Caritas Nigeria conducted awareness creation activities in Uromi, Esan North East of Edo State due to the high rate of travels of young boys and girls in the community, searching for greener pasture abroad. Target The target of this awareness creation activities were parents. The choice of the audience was necessary because majority of trafficked victims/survivors attested to the fact […]

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Sensitization of Alushi Community

Illushi is a farming and fishing community in Esan South East of Edo state, Nigeria where its children are usually sought after for domestic jobs in neighbouring towns and far away cities due to inability of their parents to cater for them. This prompted a sensitization and awareness creation visit to the women group of the community to think first […]

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Commemorating World Day Against Human Trafficking

Caritas Nigeria Anti-Human Trafficking and Migration Desk provides National coordination for the Catholic Church in Nigeria. The program is aimed at combating human rights abuses, human trafficking and irregular migration.   Caritas Nigeria supported the Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPCs) and other sister organizations in enlightenment campaigns; raising awareness and consciousness of people about the vices and dangers of […]

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2015 World Day Against Child Labour

Children as we all know are often time helpless and vulnerable to vices and as such there is a need to raise their consciousness on their rights and obligations in order not to fall prey to exploitation/abuse and slavery-like practices.   According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), more than 168 million children are trapped in child labour. More than […]

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Profile of Fr Evaristus Bassey

Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey is a clergyman and development practitioner with over 10 years experience in programming. He is the Chief Executive Officer of CCFN and is responsible for the day to day affairs of the organization.   Background: Fr. Evaristus Bassey was born in Oban Town in Akamkpa Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria on 31st August 1966. […]

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Blood Donation Drive

As part of activities for the Caritas@5 Anniversary celebration commencing next week, a  Blood Donation Drive will be carried out in Abuja in collaboration with the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS). The three-day exercise will commence daily by  9 oclock in the morning and close by 4 PM in the evening and will last from 7th to 9th October, 2015. […]

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Caritas is U-report partner

Caritas Nigeria is among partners for the U-report initiative of United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF). U-report is a free sms based platform that empowers citizens to speak up on issues that concern them. By this new partnership, experts from Caritas Nigeria will be involved in responding to questions from members of the society on specific topics namely HIV/AIDS, […]

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