CATHOLIC WORLD MISSION IS HERE FOR YOU!

We can be with one another through the power of prayer. You are not alone.

Every week we pray for our donors, partners, and friends by name.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to alleviate material and spiritual poverty by empowering the poor and sharing the Gospel of Christ, and we can’t do it without you. Giving to Catholic charities for the poor such as Catholic World Mission can help you share your own love of God and ensure your donation makes the most significant impact around the world.

Our Current Projects

Queen of Mercy Formation House and Mission Outreach Center in Kenya will give the Sisters the chance to save lives

Help Sisters Bring Hope

The Compassionate Franciscan Sisters of the Poor are asking for YOUR help to bring up 22 devoted candidates who wish to fulfill their spiritual calling in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Starting the Queen of Mercy Formation House and Mission Outreach Center will give the Sisters the chance to uplift and save countless lives in impoverished conditions.

You can help Lay missionaries who have committed their lives to serve impoverished people in Mexico

Create Self-Sustaining Communities with Chickens and Pigs

Transform Chiapas and Tabasco, Mexico with the gift of livestock as a means for food and income and support the faithful ETC missionaries in spreading God’s love.

Tea farmers' kids are committed to changing the course of their futures

Send 223 Tea Farmers’ Children to School

Apurbo and Borsa are two of many children who reside in the tea plantations in Bangladesh. Their only hope to escape a life of intense labor on the tea farms is by earning a solid education. Join us as we commit to giving 223 tea farmers’ children the chance to attend school and pave the path out of poverty!

GIK 2022 Ghana, medical relief to the Enchi Government Hospital

Ship Life-Saving Medical Supplies Now!

The Enchi Government Hospital in Ghana is a saving grace to patients that live up to 500 miles away. We are sending 9.4 million dollars’ worth of medical supplies to the hospital, and only have to pay the shipping fee! Let us give these patients the healing and hope they need right now.

With Keep Girls in Education project, y can empower these vulnerable girls

CWM Annual Fund Drive Needs You!

Every year, we get requests from all over the world as the need for life necessities is dire. For every project we share with you, there are many more we diligently work on behind the scenes. Give to our Annual Fund Drive 2022 to empower the ones who need it the most.

Cameroon children at St Mary's School

Give Cameroon a Life-Changing Christmas Gift

The village of Nkar has patiently waited six years for the construction of the brand new Saint Mary’s Primary School as civil war and the pandemic have delayed it. We are now ready to build the school…but can we count on you to join us?

Mano Amiga (“Helping Hands”) the gift of education

Give the Gift of a Mano Amiga Scholarship

The Mano Amiga School Program is a beacon of hope for children around the world as they pave a path out of poverty for themselves and their families. Help these students attend a Mano Amiga school to make this path possible for them.

Mexico - Solidarity Supper feeds the hungry in Playa del Carmen neighborhood.

Solidarity Supper Feeds Families in Playa del Carmen Neighborhood

Your help is urgently needed to feed growing numbers every day…

Girls back from river 4km away to get clean water

Supply the precious gift of clean water

So many children in Ndekesha community are deprived of even a basic education because they spend so many hours fetching water just  to survive. You can provide safe clean water for life.

Our Pillars of Support

At Catholic World Mission, our main goal is to alleviate suffering, illuminate the mind, and ignite the Spirit. We categorize our projects into three pillars. Click each icon below to learn more:

DIGNIFIED LIVING

143K+ given access to clean water, reliable transportation, and nutritious meals…

Dignified Living

Each day over a million of our siblings in Christ are victims of the negative effects of severe poverty and lack of access to basic resources. For many, their lives are a constant source of worry as they deal with the consequences of food insecurity and desperate need for primary resources many of us take for granted every single day.

Our dignified living services help those in need physically by providing food-based services, building safe structures and offering medical support. With the help of our donors and laypeople, we were able to give over 140,000 of our brothers and sisters in Christ access to clean water, a reliable means of transportation and healthy meals. Some recent resources we were able to provide for those in need include:

  • Sending food supplies to a school in Tanzania.
  • Making roof repairs on a building for abandoned elderly in Haiti.
  • Providing medical supplies to communities in Guatemala.

In addition to our dignified living services, we also spread the word of God to the communities we serve to share the knowledge of God’s love and commitment to those who may be hearing his words for the first time.

EVANGELIZATION

2MM+ people heard the Gospel and were trained in our Catholic faith…

Evangelization

At Catholic World Mission, we believe one of the best ways to empower the poor is by sharing the word of Christ. Being spiritually poor can be just as detrimental to your overall well-being as being physically poor. By partnering with communities, we help individuals recognize the love of Christ already present in their lives and help them use this love to reach their full potential.

With our evangelization programs, we help others remove their barriers of spiritual despair to help them grow and understand their God-given purposes. We will always share our faith while aiding areas in need. Donating to our evangelization programs is a great way to honor God while helping others embody the word of Christ. Some recent ways we have helped to share the good news of the Gospel include:

  • Constructing a church for worshipers in Ghana.
  • Creation of community centers for worship in India.
  • Teaching over 2 million people in the Catholic faith.

EDUCATION

$500K+ in scholarships provided to students and teachers...

Education

One of the best ways to combat poverty and protect human dignity is by providing educational resources to help individuals elevate their minds and communities to reach their God-given potentials. An educated mind helps open the door for individuals to empower themselves and the generations that follow. At Catholic World Mission, we help communities escape education poverty and plants seeds of hope for lasting positive change.

Our Catholic World Mission family gives the gift of education to communities around the world. In addition to helping individuals of all ages learn basic reading skills, we also provide schools with desks and chairs and repair educational buildings that experience damage from natural disasters. Our recent projects include:

  • Replacing a school roof in Nigeria.
  • Donating safe and comfortable desks and chairs for students at the Mano Amiga Colombia School.
  • Providing over $500,000 in scholarships to students and teachers in need.

Recent Successes

Updates from around the world, made possible by you!

A combined effort of Caritas Archdiocese of Krakow, the Regnum Christi family, and local partners

Poland - Ukraine Emergency Support

It is a true testament of faithfulness to see various organizations joining together to help those most in need. Thank you for your immediate response to the unforeseen crisis.

Diocese of Dinajpur has been blessed by bountiful generosity of a Monstrance.

Bangladesh - Monstrance Headed to Dinajpur

The journey each Monstrance takes to its new home parish is sacred, thanks to your bountiful generosity, the Diocese of Dinajpur has been blessed with a Monstrance.

Thanks to your generosity, St. Mary's School in Uganda now has a reliable structure

Uganda - A new school for deserving students

St. Mary’s new primary school provides students with a safe environment in which to learn. Now all of their attention can be focused on receiving their Catholic education.

After a six-year delay construction has begun in St. Mary's school, Cameroon

Cameroon - St. Mary's thrives because of you

Your support of St. Mary’s Parish School is responsible for a new sports field for the community and upon its completion construction will begin on a new primary school.

The Egyam Children’s Home is on its way to producing sachet water for the community

Ghana – Sachet Water Production Underway!

The Egyam Children’s Home has been able to purchase the necessary equipment and tools to begin its journey of self-sustainability by selling sachet water to the community.

Solidarity supper program provided Families with homemade meals, bags of essential household items

Mexico - Fiesta de San Nicolas 2021

Solidarity Supper created a joyful space with live music, festive decorations, piñata games, and a visit from St. Nicholas in Sacred Heart Parish.

Monstrance has arrived in Nigeria

Nigeria - A new Monstrance for the Benin Diocese!

How joyful it is to present the community with new opportunities to draw near and pray before the Blessed Sacrament.

Your selfless generosity gave many young children the opportunity for nourishment

DR Congo - Meal Time at the Ndekesha Orphanage

Thanks to your continued generosity, the children at the Ndekesha Orphanage were served a nutritious meal. Nourishing the future generation of God’s kingdom is essential, and they are thankful for your selfless giving.

Thanks to your generosity, we gave these bright students brand-new tablets and laptops

Mão Amiga Brazil - Tablets, Tables, & Terrific Students!

Thanks to your generosity, we gave these bright students brand-new tablets and laptops along with tables, chairs, and benches for their lounge area.

Science & Music for Students at Vittorino Girardi School, Costa Rica

Costa Rica - Science & Music for Students

The students at Vittorino Girardi are seeing their science and music classes come to life thanks to the brand-new equipment you selflessly gave them!

Wonderful Christmas gift to the people of Limones Ecuador

Ecuador - Distributing food and Christmas treats

Thanks to your selfless giving, we were able to help the Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales (MSFS) give the people of Limones a wonderful Christmas gift!

Your support helped the Compassionate Franciscan Sisters of the Poor feeding more than 300 children in Haiti

Haiti – The Sisters Feed the Children

Thanks to your selfless giving, the Compassionate Franciscan Sisters of the Poor were able to feed 300 children a nutritious meal after their feeding and nutrition program had suddenly halted.

Thanks to our donors, CWM has been able to fund the rebuilding of St. John the Baptist Church

Liberia: Restoring the Catholic Faith

The rebuilding of the over one-hundred-year-old St. John the Baptist Church has started along with the purchase of three canoes to satisfy the need for stable transportation.

Delivering a Monstrance for the Legionary Community in Cumming, GA

USA: New monstrance for the Legionary Community

Thanks to generous CWM donors, the Legionaries of Christ were the recent recipients of a Monstrance to aid in their spiritual duties throughout metropolitan Atlanta.

Shipped supplies and medicine have already made a huge impact here at the Eye clinic in Eikwe, Ghana

Ghana: Lives are being healed

The donated supplies and medicines delivered in Ghana have already made a huge impact as patients are given the chance to receive needed care.

Thanks to your generosity we have been able to give the Diocese of Lokoja five motorcycles

Nigeria: Motorcycles to Spread God's Word

Thanks to our generous donors we have given the Diocese of Lokoja in Nigeria five motorcycles allowing their Priests to spread the Gospel to previously unreachable areas!

Locations Around the World

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NORTH AMERICA

CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

How Your Donation Works:
Our Trinitarian Approach

We use our Trinitarian approach in every project we support. There are at least three major groups involved: the community in need; a dedicated partner helping oversee the project (which can include priests, religious, bishops, and lay people); and the generous Catholic World Mission family of supporters.

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COMMUNITY IN NEED

Your money goes to the people in the community. We work with the community to figure out what we can provide that would help them the most instead of simply giving them what we think is best.

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DEDICATED PARTNER HELPING OVERSEE THE PROJECT

Each project is completed with the guidance of a trusted partner such as a priest, bishop, religious community member or lay person.

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DEDICATED FAMILY OF SUPPORTERS

The generous Catholic World Mission family of supporters funds projects financially and through their prayers.

Trinitarian Approach involving community, supporters and partners

YOUR GENEROSITY MAKES A DIFFERENCE!

By donating to Catholic charity organizations such as Catholic World Mission, your donation can make a direct difference. We also provide regular updates through photographs and videos to show the immediate difference your donation provides. We encourage you to donate to Catholic World Mission today to support us as we meet basic needs and spread the love of Christ throughout the world.

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