Caritas Kitui is the Development department of the Catholic Diocese of Kitui, established in 1978 as development department and branded as Caritas Kitui in 2010.

It aims at promoting sustainable human dignity, improved livelihoods and a just society with participation of community. Caritas Kitui operates within Kitui County. Kitui is geographically in the lower Eastern region of Kenya and is approx. 30,496 km2 in size with 1,136,187 people (2019 census). It has 8 sub Counties and 40 administrative wards. The County is classified as arid and semi-arid lands with agro-pastoral as the dominant economic activity.



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Mission  Statement
Enhance integral human development through partnerships and innovations to achieve a sustainable community.


“You have not lived until you have done  something to someone who can never repay you."

  Andrew Carnegie


Stories of Change

Joseph Kioko hails from Maithani village, Yatta/Kwa Vonza ward in Kitui County. He is 39 years with a household size of 6. Before recruitment into the IFSP (Integrated Food Security Project). Joseph depended on farming of both crops and livestock as his means of … Read more

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