The mandate of the Caritas Secretariat in the Diocese of Mendi mirrors in some ways, the mandate of the National Caritas Office. Areas of concern for this department include care of the poor, espcially in times of natural disaster; promotion of integral human development; promotion of care for the natural environment; the protection of children (in collaboration with the Family Life Secretariat), and others.
The contact information for the Diocesan Caritas Coordinator is as follows:
Mr Ian Apeit
P.O. Box 69
Mendi, S.H.P. 251
Papua New Guinea