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Case Studies | July 26, 2013

Capacity Strengthening With the Catholic Church of Rwanda (Case Study)

This case study describes how CRS and the Catholic Church of Rwanda developed a particularly successful partnership.

CRS provided technical assistance, accompaniment and eventually modest funding for capacity strengthening. The work expanded to include the Episcopal Conference, four dioceses and a Church Strategic Support Portfolio.


  • Acroynyms
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Background
  • Sensitization
  • Strategic Planning
  • Skills and Systems: Finance and Administration
  • Skills and Systems: Human Resources Management
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments
  • Bibliography
  • Annex A: List of Interviewees and Reviewers
  • Annex B: List of Management Tools Developed, Adapted to the Church Context and Validated during the Strategic Portfolio Initiative