Caritas is the Development and Humanitarian arm of the Catholic Church. Caritas Kitale was established in 1998 as Development and Social Services Department and in 2016 transformed to Caritas Kitale. Caritas Kitale works closely with the most poor, dispossessed and vulnerable population in the urban and peri-urban, rural and marginalized lands of Trans Nzoia and West Pokot Counties. Caritas strives for a world where the voices of the poor are heard and acted upon, where each person is free to flourish and live in peace and dignity and where our natural environment given by God is managed responsibly and sustainably in the interests of the entire human family. Caritas working areas are Livelihoods, Humanitarian, Gender and Development, Capacity building, Environmental conservation and Research, communications& advocacy.
The official Diocesan Tree planting exercise and environment conservation was launched on 3rd April, 2023 by Our Bishop Henry Juma Odonya at Mary Immaculate Primary. We applaud and appreciate Our Bishop for being number environmentalist in our Diocese and for making the function successful. Partners Kenya Forest Service and Kenya Seed Company we appreciate you. Our Vicar General, all our Priests, institutions that attended and our team thank you and let us continue with the spirit. We urge all stakeholders to come together and continue with Conservation and Protection of our environment, foster environmental education and plant trees.