In continuation of Caritas Jordan’s winter campaign, which started last year under a message of “Love and Mercy”, a team from Caritas Jordan and employees from Caritas Ajloun office, headed by the Caritas Jordan General Director Mr. Wael Suleiman, visited Anjara area in Ajloun on Saturday, January 21.
During the visit, Caritas Jordan distributed humanitarian assistance to the needy families in the area in the presence of Anjara parish priest Fr. Hogo, Deputy Wasfi Haddad and Director of Ajloun Governorate Development Dr. Malek Bani Ata. This assistance included food item vouchers, blankets, hygiene buckets and school bags.
Fr. Hogo paid tribute to Caritas' humanitarian role in providing assistance to people in need and in assisting both local community and refugees. For his part, Deputy Wasfi Haddad thanked Caritas for its unstinting efforts to provide aid to the needy families.
Director of Ajloun Governorate Development Dr. Malek Bani Ata praised the significant role which Caritas plays in offering all types of humanitarian and developmental assistance, as well as the effective partnership with the Ministry of Social Development in several developmental projects that serve the local community.
Jordan Caritas Director Mr. Wael Suleiman also gave a detailed elaboration on Caritas' message and its role in the community.
Caritas Jordan is a humanitarian charity non- governmental organization that is affiliated with the Catholic Church. It has an international representation, handling social and humanitarian work. It was established in the wake of the 1967 Arab-Israeli, responding to the humanitarian needs that emerged following the displacement of the Palestinian people who took refuge in Jordan.
Caritas Jordan is a member of International Caritas Confederation and a part of Caritas MONA. Its head office is in Amman. Four centers have been opened since its establishment in different areas of the Kingdom.