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Charity Foreign Aid

You can help poor communities, bishop tells students

Sydney Auxiliary Bishop Richard Umbers has urged Catholic school students to reflect more deeply on the challenges faced by communities living in poverty overseas and consider practical ways to offer them ongoing help. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Charity Foreign Aid

Caritas hears the cries of the desperate

After driving down a dry riverbed, 18 kilometres from the nearest road, Caritas Australia chief Kirsty Robertson arrived at the Ethiopian village where the charity worked and met a woman named Mali. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Charity Foreign Aid

Charities call for $110m funding boost for hunger hotspots

A $110 million increase in foreign aid to global hunger hotspots from the Australian Government could help avoid a catastrophe, says Caritas Australia together with a group of aid organisations. Source: Canberra Times.

Charity Foreign Aid

Caritas welcomes Government’s $33m commitment to humanitarian aid

Caritas Australia has welcomed the Albanese Government’s announcement it will contribute an additional $25 million to help address food insecurity in the Horn of Africa, Yemen and Pakistan, and a further $8 million for earthquake assistance in Türkiye and Syria.

Foreign Aid

Caritas urges Government to increase foreign aid in Budget

Caritas Australia has called on the Albanese Government to honour its pre-election promises by increasing foreign aid in tomorrow’s federal Budget.