Caritas is a Brazilian organization that promotes social action and working on human rights, food security and sustainable development in solidarity. Its performance is close to the excluded and excluded in defense of life and participation in the joint construction of a just society, egalitarian and pluralistic.
Established in Brazil em 12 November 1956, Caritas is part of the Brazilian Rede Caritas Internationalis, This em 165 countries and territories. Recognized as federal public utility, she is also a body of the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (CNBB).
Currently Caritas Brasileira has 176 Member organizations spread throughout the country and operates in 12 regional: Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Paraná, Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, Norte II (Amapá and Pará), Maranhão, Piaui, Ceará, Nordeste II (Alagoas, Paraíba, Pernambuco and Rio Grande do Norte) e Nordeste III (Bahia and Sergipe).
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