Media CenterVideo: How the Church Serves the Marginalized in Cuba

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The elderly, who make up 18 percent of the Cuban population, are particularly impoverished and marginalized. Caritas Cuba, with support from Catholic Relief Services, provides basic necessities like food and laundry, and carries out workshops that ensure they have access to social protections, and can maintain autonomy and a role in their families and society. This is Edenia’s story.


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Robyn Fieser

Regional Marketing Manager - LACRO

Robyn Fieser
March 22, 2016

Based in Bogotá, Colombia

Robyn is the regional marketing manager for CRS in Latin America and the Caribbean. She raises awareness about CRS’ humanitarian and disaster relief programs, serving as a contact for key news outlets and coordinating coverage of emergency and development stories. From a base in Bogata, Colombia, she travels throughout the region to report in-...More