We are uplifting the living standards of 50,000 vulnerable households within the Archdiocese of Nyeri.
    We aim to improve management, supply and accessibility of quality water for domestic use and irrigation for 25,000 vulnerable households in target areas of Archdiocese of Nyeri
    We seek to empower 50,000 households within the Archdiocese of Nyeri to adopt appropriate approaches towards sustainable food security and mitigate against adverse effects of climate change.
    We seek to build a just society that co-exists peacefully with equal participation of all within the Archdiocese of Nyeri.
    We promote initiatives in prevention, rehabilitation and integration in HIV Aids and mental health in targeted areas of archdiocese of Nyeri



Welcome to the online home of the Archdiocese of Nyeri Caritas. Caritas means charity in Latin. At Caritas Nyeri our main purpose is to enhance holistic development of the human person as guided by the Gospel values and the social teachings of the church. Our programmes’ focus on the poor communities in economically and socially marginal parts of the Larger Laikipia and Nyeri districts. I invite you to learn more about us. We are always looking forward to partnering with like minded organizations or individuals. We would be delighted to hear from you on how we can impact on the lives of the people of archdiocese of Nyeri. Please do not hesitate to contact us.


Learn about us by clicking on the tabs below.

  1. Vision and Mission

    Our Vision
    A just and empowered society that upholds human dignity.

    Our Mission
    Caritas Nyeri, the social justice arm of the Archdiocese of Nyeri, guided by the Gospel and Catholic social teachings strives to holistically empower vulnerable communities in Nyeri and Laikipia counties towards improved living standards in collaboration with other development partner.

  2. Area of Operation

    Our programmes’ focus on the poor communities in economically and socially marginal parts of the Larger Laikipia and Nyeri districts. While Caritas Nyeri operates in the entire Diocese of Nyeri, most of the programmes and activities are spread out in the semi arid belt sharing similar climatic conditions and similar characteristics being in the lee ward side of Mt. Kenya and the Aberdare ranges and being without permanent rivers running across this vast region of over 9,500 sq km.

    Caritas Nyeri is the single most extensive Faith Based Development partner within the region and it has been involved in community based development work for over 20 years.

  3. Development Centre

    The Development Centre is situated 4 km from Nyeri town on Nyeri-Ihururu road next to the Italian Memorial and is right next to the tarmac. It is in a very serene place in the outskirts of Nyeri Town. The Centre can accommodate 55 persons on single occupancy and 110 persons on double occupancy.

    Main Services Offered
    The Centre is an ideal place with tranquil atmosphere for:

    • Holding and organizing Conferences, Workshops and Seminars.
    • Wedding Receptions.
    • Retreats
    • Accommodation
    • Outside Catering
    • Hiring of Chairs and Public Address System (PAS).

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