Caritas Manila and Mission Partnership

To strengthen its education program, Caritas Manila entered into a partnership with Mission to help send more youth to school through Youth Servant Leadership and Education Program (YSLEP). As one of the largest international Catholic relief organization in Germany, Missio is committed to helping the poor through various developmental programs, particularly in the poverty and

Medical Mission for the Dumagat Community

Caritas DAMAYAN (Preventive Health and Disaster Management Program) conducted a medical mission for the Dumagat community affected by typhoon Nona in Sitio Mabaldog, Brgy. Ligaya, Gabaldon, Nueva Ecija. The medical mission was spearheaded by Fr. Apollo de Guzman, SBD, retired priest from Diocese of Cabanatuan and Filipino Chaplain in Belgium. Medicines such as antibiotics, multivitamins

Holy Door Opening

In celebration of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, His Eminence Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle will open the Holy Door of Mercy in Manila City Jail Chapel on March 23, 2016, with Archbishop Guiseppe Pinto, Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines. Holy Doors are being opened throughout the world as symbols of God’s mercy to us, “…by

Empowering the Youth through Education

Education is one of the most effective developmental programs for poverty reduction. According to the study of Ducanes and Tan (2014), poverty incidence drops to 2.4% in a household with at least one college graduate. Thus, getting a college degree is vital to nation-building with a 98% poverty reduction indicator in the Philippines. Through Caritas

Caritas sa Veritas Telethon 2016 for Alay Kapwa

On Holy Monday, March 21, 2016 from 6:00AM to 6:00PM, Caritas Manila, in partnership with Radio Veritas 846, will conduct its Alay Kapwa telethon to raise awareness and funds for Caritas Damayan (Preventive Health and Disaster Management Program). Alay Kapwa is an annual Lenten evangelization and fundraising program of the Roman Catholic Church for social