Browsing: Catholic Relief Services
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has been supporting education in Afghanistan since 2003, building community-based classrooms. Now parents can send their children to school instead of to work in the fields.
There is a counter-narrative tied to Syrian children that is far less visible but equally resonant: it’s that of hope. CRS social worker Robin Contino descibes a unique program that brings smiles to children in distress.
In preparation for the canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is releasing a collection of photographs and videos of staff who served with her and the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata from the mid-1970s through the mid-1990s.
See how Catholic Relief Services is helping families in Kenya with disabled children emerge from the social shadows.
CRS’s CST 101 videos bring the themes of Catholic social teaching (the Church’s collective wisdom and teaching on the values and Christian vision of a just society) to life and inspire us to put our faith into action.
The CRS photo archive reveals decades of partnership with a faith-filled humanitarian and saint.
See how Catholic Relief Services helps young children develop to their full potential through play.
Lisa Hendey offers a few practical solutions for learning to live generously in the context of today’s busy family.
In Guatemala, El Niño is creating dire need among farmers in an area called the Dry Corridor. Much of CRS’ work related to El Niño and climate related challenges is to help address and adapt to conditions by providing drought resistant crop seeds and preserving water.
Hundreds of experts from the relief and development and technology worlds are gathering in Nairobi, Kenya on May 16-19 to focus on the latest ways to harness cutting-edge information technology to help the world’s poor at the eighth annual Information and Communications Technologies for Development (ICT4D) conference.