The Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN); also known as Caritas Nigeria is the specialised agency of the Catholic Church in Nigeria for coordinating development and Humanitarian interventions. Since its establishment in 2010 by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Caritas Nigeria has reached millions of beneficiaries and communities across the length and breadth of Nigeria. Caritas Nigeria is a member of Caritas Internationalis, a global confederation of 166 member nations that shares in the common vision of being the outreach of the Church to those in need.
As part of activities to commemorate the 2022 World Day Against Human Trafficking which comes up, Caritas Nigeria with support from UNHCR hosted today (July 30, 2022) a Stakeholders Interactive Forum in Benin, Edo State which brought together state and non-state actors to explore the issues surrounding human trafficking in their different contexts.
To commemorate the seventh anniversary of Laudato Si, the Holy Father, Pope Francis' encyclical published in May 2015, Caritas Nigeria will be joining forces with sister agencies under the Department of Church and Society as well other actors in the development space to organize a 2-day Summit under the theme, "Synod of Synodality in the Context of Laudato Si: The Nigerian Experience",
Caritas Nigeria Team and its host in Osogbo, JDPMC both interacted with the media at the tail end of the Osun State governorship election observation, to share their observations and experiences. This news clip came from ABNTV, one of the major media outfits that covered the election in Osun State.