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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Fuel Hike: ES Press Briefing

The Director of Church and Society Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria and Executive Secretary Caritas Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey recently had a press conference with members of staff and media personnel on Friday 20th May, 2016 to address issues bothering on the recent hike in fuel price and the NLC strike. This forum, which took place in Catholic Secretariat conference […]

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CCFN Supports Partner to develop Strategic Plan

Caritas Nigeria recently suppported one of its partners, St Gerard’s Catholic Hospital, Kaduna, to develop their five-year Strategic Plan. A cross-section of key staff of St Gerard’s hospital at the 3-day event Members of Caritas Nigeria technical team that facilitated the workshop

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‘Hands Up for HIV Prevention’ on World AIDS Day in Namu

The 2016 World AIDS Day (1st December) will remain a memorable day for Namu Community, in Plateau state as Caritas Nigeria in collaboration with St. Virgilius Catholic Hospital, Namu, marked it in a very unique and impactful way.   It was double fortune as the date coincided with a technical assistance visit from Caritas Nigeria project team to St. Virgillus […]

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Caritas Nigeria makes National Appeal for Southern Kaduna

Following the recent killings in Southern Kaduna which has shocked the whole world, Caritas Nigeria has lent its voice to the numerous humanitarian intervention efforts across the nation. Below is the content of the letter of appeal from the Executive Secretary of the organization, Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey sent to different stakeholders to solicit for help. NATIONAL APPEAL FOR PEOPLE […]

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Caritas Nigeria marks Feast of St. Bakhita

Caritas Nigeria marked the feast of St. Barkhita, Patron saint of victims of human Trafficking and those who fight to combat it, with special activities in different parts of the country. At St. Gabriel’s Chaplaincy Durumi, Abuja, domicile of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria and its allied agencies, the afternoon mass was well attended by staff of the Secretariat and […]

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Round 6 NigeriaQual training

Caritas Nigeria in collaboration with Nigeria Alliance for Health Systems Strengthening (NAHSS) and Palladium, the organizations’ data management technology partner, has carried out NigeriaQual Training for her Comprehensive Care and Treatment Facility partners in the three major regional areas of the SUSTAIN Project.   The five-day training which held from January 23 – 27 was preparatory to the round 6 […]

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Fight Against Malnutrition

The lives of mo re than three thousand children from various communities in North Eastern Nigeria are at stake as a result of malnutrition These communities have over the years suffered series of incessant attacks from boko haram terrorists, terrible assaults on worship centres and businesses which have rendered majority of the people homeless and penniless. The prevalence of acute […]

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