"When Julito was seven years old, he started working long hours on the streets of Boca Chica [Dominican Republic] as a shoe shiner. When he was 14, he joined Caminante. Julito is now a multiplier, a staff member at Caminante, one of the rescued."
"Kathmandu lies in the dark. Although electricity is available, only few houses have lit windows. In the middle of the tourist season many shops remain closed...Many houses still stand, but the windows are dark."
In Moldova, Bosnia and Georgia, CWS helps those displaced by conflict learn to construct solar panels & other solar-powered devices to increase food security and independence from conventional energy sources: http://ow.ly/LUWFT #EarthDay
Fighting hunger and poverty. Promoting peace and justice.
Church World Service works to help those who face hardship have better lives. Through CWS, we provide emergency relief for those displaced by disasters or war, we resettle refugees, we support programs that foster self-reliance, and we advocate for those without a voice.
CWS is working with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty and promote peace and justice among the world's most vulnerable people.