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province of sud kivu _1 - caritasdev.cd

province of sud kivu _1 - caritasdev.cd

Just before the massive

Just before the massive influx of Rwandan refugees in 1994, the activities of the diocesan Caritas were only at smallscale, generally made for prisoners. The influx of Rwandan refugees come to the activities of Caritas go a significantappearance. For Congolese population ravaged by repeated wars, after the war of 1996, Caritas Bukavu committedin draft and implementation of projects for the sake of poor. Their number grew excessively.Caritas Bukavu started to head this task with the support of the Archbishop of the place. Pastor of Bukavu give himfull support, guidance and advice through its. Still to this day the Archbishop is regularly apprised of activities and thelife of his diocesan Caritas. Said structure, through its Director, attend meetings of the organs of decisions presidedover by the Archbishop of Bukavu or its successorCollaboration with Caritas CongoThe Current Director of Caritas Bukavu, SergeBINGANE NARWANGU is the third. He hasserved since 2003. He holds a Masters inInternational Humanitarian Law. He also holds adegree in public health and a degree in nutritionand dietetics. He previously worked in Caritas ascoordinator of the nutrition program. Serge alsoworked BINGANE NARWANGU Olame Centerfor 5 years. According to the official, CaritasBukavu had to work with the emergencydepartment (SPSP) Caritas Congo, particularlyin the emergency project during the earthquakein Bukavu Support for displaced reintegration ofex-combatants and ex-combatants.We have to know that Caritas Bukavu is a socialpurpose diocese with a preferential lookingtowards poor, towards the most disadvantagedof all. It is an initiative of Christians and of theCatholic Church for the service of the poor. In this capacity, it leads and implements a program of social andhumanitarian aid for the poorest and to other categories of vulnerable groups throughout Archdiocese of Bukavu,without any discrimination. The only criterion for assistance is poverty, Caritas, we must also remember, is first andforemost a spirit, a way of living the Gospel of Jesus Christ is summed up in the love of God and neighbor. The nextmeans any man but especially the poor, the stranger, the refugee, the displaced, the sick, the prisoner, in short themost helpless of all, as stated above. Overall, Caritas Kivu ultimately aims to provide appropriate responses to theproblems faced by the poorest people of the Archdiocese of the same name. [289/2012]Our special envoya t BukavuJOSEPH KIALA

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