The economic, political and social crisis that has gripped Venezuela for the past few years means people have very few defences against the COVID-19.
Action, awareness and advocacy, without forgetting prayer. These are the guidelines of the work of Caritas, today at the forefront worldwide to respond to COVID-19 pandemic.
Caritas will showcase artistic activism of Share the Journey campaign on behalf of migrants and refugees, as its pledge in support of Global Refugee Forum.
Caritas warns that 90% of households in Venezuela have a poor diet. Damage caused by chronic malnutrition is irreversible for thousands of children.
The Venezuela food crisis is affected people in unexpected ways. Not only has it left thousands of people hungry and many children at risk of malnutrition - it's now threatening the production of communion hosts. Nuns in Caracas tell us how people are so hungry they're eating the scraps from making the communion host.