According to the Caritas Internationalis Statutes 8.1, one of the roles of the Regions is to
promote and harmonise the work of member organisations within their Regions
in accordance with the priorities determined by the General Assembly.
With regard to its own Statutes, the purpose of Caritas Africa is to:

  • To assist the Church in Africa in its socio-pastoral ministry of spreading the
    charity and justice by helping the poor and the most excluded/needy, by responding to
    to humanitarian emergencies and promoting integral human development according to the
    Sacred Scriptures and the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • To support its members in their mission of charity and social justice and to facilitate the
    coordination and synergy of actions among Caritas members in Africa.
  • To promote communion, collaboration and cooperation by carrying out tasks
    animation, coordination, representation, advocacy and development
    and capacity building.

Caritas Africa
Regional Executive Secretariat
735, Boulevard des Armées, Lomé Tokoin Séminaire (Togo)
Tel. + 228 22 21 29 37 – Email :