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Sr. Regina Ignatia Aflah, HDR, the Co-ordinator for Human Rights
and Justice of Caritas Ghana. / Damian Avevor

Nun in Ghana Calls for “deepened social protection interventions” for Deprived in Society

Nov 16, 2020

A Ghanaian nun has, on the occasion to commemorate the fourth World Day of the Poor, called on the government and other stakeholders in Ghana to make every effort to promote and safeguard the vulnerable in society through humanitarian interventions.

The Panelists at the Media briefing on Securing Government of Ghana’s Support to the ongoing process of negotiating a UN Binding Treaty on Transnational Corporations and Human Rights. / Caritas Ghana

Ghana’s Government Needs to Sign UN Treaty on Transnational Corporations: Church Official

Nov 1, 2020

The leadership of Caritas Ghana is urging the government of the West African nation to show commitment in safeguarding the rights of “affected communities” by signing the United Nations (UN) Binding Treaty for Transnational Corporations (TNCs) on Human Rights.

Bishop Alfred Agyenta, Local Ordinary of the Navrongo-Bolgatanga
Diocese in Upper East Region of Ghana with the Chief Executive Office of Caritas Ghana, Mr. Zan Akologo during a presentation ceremony to the Diocese on September 28, 2020 to support people impacted by the recent floods in the Region due to heavy rains and spillage of the Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso. / Caritas Ghana

Prelate, Caritas Officials in Ghana Call for Sustainable Solution to Perennial Flooding

Oct 3, 2020

For the past 19 years, a section of Ghanaians has battled with flooding that has led to massive destruction of property, displacement and deaths. And now, the Church in Ghana, through its charity arm, is calling for a permanent solution to the challenge.

Sr. Olivia Umoh, DC, the Director of Street Children Project leading
the Kumasi Humanitarian Team to the streets of Kumasi to distribute sleeping mats and blankets to homeless citizens in Kumasi on Tuesday, September 15, / Caritas Ghana

Vatican COVID-19 Response Fund Boosting Caritas Ghana Interventions among Deprived

Sep 24, 2020

The Vatican COVID-19 Response Fund donated to Ghana’s Archdiocese of Kumasi is changing lives of vulnerable groups in the Archdiocese including the homeless and medical staff working in deprived conditions, the Chief Executive Officer of Caritas Ghana, the Relief and Development Organization of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) has said.

Logos of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
(GIZ), a German Development Agency and Caritas Ghana, the development and humanitarian agency of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC).

Caritas Ghana Rolls out $175,000 Project to Ease COVID-19 Burden

Aug 27, 2020

Catholic Bishops in Ghana, through their humanitarian wing, Caritas Ghana have embarked on a humanitarian project that will see vulnerable groups who have been worst hit by COVID-19 benefit from a GHc1million (UD$175,000.00) project to help them get back on their feet.

Samuel Zan Akologo, Executive Secretary of Caritas Ghana. / Caritas Ghana

Caritas Ghana Leads Interfaith Initiative to Fight Vigilantism ahead of General Elections

Aug 5, 2020

In preparation for the 2020 General Elections in Ghana, Caritas Ghana has embarked on the process of bringing Faith-Based Organizations together to help avert violence and vigilantism before, during and after the planned December elections.

Logo Caritas Ghana.

Caritas Ghana Still Committed to the Poor as President Lifts Partial Ban

Apr 24, 2020

Caritas Ghana, the charity wing of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC), will continue to support the needs of the poor and vulnerable in areas that were affected by partial lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 even after the country’s President lifted the partial lockdown, an official has said.