Caritas Jerusalem, founded in 1967 in the aftermath of the Six Day War, is a humanitarian and development organisation that represents the socio-pastoral services of the Catholic Church in the Holy Land. It helps individuals from all religious backgrounds in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Caritas Jerusalem is a member of Caritias Internationalis, a confederation of 165 Cartias organisations operating in more than 200 countries.
Its mission is to empower the people of the Holy Land to realize their full potential, this giving a voice to the voiceless and hope and encouragement to the youth. It strives to achieve sustainable development and improvement in the health services, social welfare, food security and livelihoods, through advocacy, micro-credit loans, education, charity, emergency intervention and direct service provision. More at https://www.caritas.org/tag/gaza/