Caritas Chile's campaign to help rebuild the country after the earthquake.
Our regular run down from Caritas members websites of things we have liked, including innovative fundraising, inspiring communications and interesting advocacy.
Seen something better? let us know.
10. Cordaid (Caritas Netherlands) has a new website with a unique presentation.
9. Caritas Canada (Development and Peace) campaigns against bottled water with a range of materials including this video.
8. We found Caritas member Catholic Relief Services Sudan peace campaign very impressive.
7. Every wonder what the female face of migration looks like?
6. Caritas Belgium’s film on the food crisis in Niger.
5. Putting a country back together after an earthquake isn’t as easy as a jigsaw puzzle, but Caritas Chile are helping rebuild piece by piece.
4. Secours Catholique (Caritas France) has this powerful film on human trafficking.
3. Help Caritas Australia change the world this Christmas - send the Gift of Life
2. A film on the hundred years of service by Caritas member Catholic Charities USA
1. Caritas Germany has gone multimedia
A graphic from the "We are Caritas Brochure"
Our irregular look at the best of Caritas on the web. Disagree? Seen something better? Let us know in the comments section.
10. You may be aware of something called the World Cup. But it isn’t the only football competition going on in South Africa. Caritas has been supporting the Peace Cup. Find out more on the Church on the Ball website.
9. World Report from Catholic Relief Services is a new weekly radio bulletin aired on Catholic radio stations across the United States. Speaking of CRS, their annual report presentation is stunning.
8. The new website from Caritas Georgia has a really great interactive map.
7. Caritas & Du. Great photo and strong campaign message from Caritas Austria.
6. Who would you choose? Child sponsorship may open up the check books, but do they help the poorest? Thought provoking article from Caritas Australia.
5. ‘We are Caritas’ brochure explains what we do and why we do it. It’s in Spanish and French too.
4. Caritas Croatia’s very inventive take on the Zero Poverty campaign.
3. Cute photos from Caritas Korea’s website from the TB programme in North Korea.
2. Caritas Canada/Development and Peace has a French language youth blog.
1. Many Caritas members have Fast Days campaigns. On the excellent Caritas Jordan website, this Kilo campaign caught our attention.
Caritas web editors, designers and writers have been busy with the launch of a number of new websites. These are the ones that caught our attention, plus some other things we liked.
10. CRS (a Caritas member in the USA) explains how six everyday items are changing life for the better in earthquake-devastated Haiti.
9. Secours Catholique (Caritas France) has a new website with an English language version, blogs, new ways to donate, comments section for supporters, and much more.
8. Caritas Europa have launched a community website for activists campaigning on Zero Poverty. The mash up section is great. Sign the petition while you’re there.
7. Caritas.org has revamped its emergency homepage and news section.
6. Check the interactive map on Caritas India’s a new site
5. SCIAF (Caritas Scotland) celebrates Oscar Romero in this site aimed at young people
4. And Caritas Bolivia is looking good these days and it’s also worth watching this stunning video on climate change in Bolivia from CAFOD (Caritas England and Wales).
3. Caritas Switzerland has some videos from Burma (Myanmar) following up Nargis relief efforts
2. Caritas Mexico has a new website with a great campaign section.
1. A winner in New Zealand. See who won Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand SINGout4JUSTICE songwriting competition.
Seen something better? Then let us know.
I know how you feel. A Caritas staff member falls asleep during the Sumatra earthquake response. Credit: F. Sundoko/Caritas Indonesia
Merry Christmas everyone. To mark the end of a long and exhausting year, these are a collection of Caritas web initiatives that have caught our attention over the last couple of weeks as clever, attractive, and worth celebrating.
The Top Ten
10. Did you miss this?
9. A new website with Caritas Uruguay
8. On photographic assignment for Caritas Belgium (page 15-18).
7. That’s magic with Caritas Austria
6. Picture my world with CAFOD
5. Caritas TV in Mexico
4. Is Trocaire an aid agency? Find out here
3. Do the French take the best pictures?
2. Caritas India pull no punches with its HIV campaign
1. And finally a Christmas one: a million stars with Caritas Switzerland
Disagree? Send us yours.
Caritas India's Shaan Se concert
10. If you’re in New Delhi on 14 November, Caritas India’s Stand up for peace concert looks fun
9. Caritas Austria has a new campaign on children with some lovely navigation
8. Great design from Cordaid’s I Love Mama campaign and I’m not just saying that because I want them to send a t-shirt
7. A wealth of MDG resources on Caritas Australia’s blueprint for a better world site
See what we like on Caritas websites around the world…
10. Caritas India’s plant a tree campaign:
9. CRS(A Caritas US member) film: Hope, faith and treatment. HIV, AIDS and the Catholic Church:
8. Secours Catholique (Caritas France) multimedia campaign on human trafficking
7. A trip over to Caritas Switzerland gets you into the spirit with a lovely art project:
6. Share your Advent intention with CORDAID (Caritas in the Netherlands)
5. Caritas Australia’s Advent Calendar
4. Send a Christmas E-card with CAFOD (Caritas England and Wales)
3. What a nice message from Caritas Argentina
2. Caritas Ile Maurice offers some handy tips on how to budget in these testing times
1. Grow Climate Justice! Sign up now if you haven’t already.
Seen something better. Let us know on the comments section below.