CHARIS has responded to various humanitarian situations in the region through our affiliates and Caritas partners. In 2017, CHARIS funded over S$630,000 to numerous affiliate projects and programmes in the region.
Caritas Humanitarian Aid & Relief Initiatives, Singapore (CHARIS) is the umbrella body for overseas humanitarian aid by the Archdiocese of Singapore. Humanitarian situations cover natural disasters and other adverse circumstances faced by the poor and needy, especially in developing countries in the region. CHARIS is a member of Caritas Singapore. It was launched on 20 August 2010 by His Grace, Archbishop Nicholas Chia.