CRS’ long association with the Missionaries of Charity began with a visit from then-Mother Teresa at her Home for the Dying in Calcutta.
Our Gospel mission to the poor mirrors the Church’s love and concern for the world.
Communities fight back with forgiveness and reconciliation while rebuilding lives and businesses.
The THRIVE program helps young children by helping parents do their best.
In Malawi, the THRIVE II brings health care closer to home.
The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and CRS THRIVE promote more caregiving among men.
Bed nets and medicine are part of CRS’ efforts to eradicate malaria.
CRS laid the groundwork for progress against HIV that continues in 10 countries.
During its decades of microfinance practice, CRS has focused on serving the poorest of the poor, primarily women and vulnerable populations living in remote rural communities for whom the cost of accessing financial services is very high. CRS began its microfinance work in 1988 by building the capacity of local partners to own and manage credit-led microfinance institutions, and since 2006 has helped established MFIs continue to serve those most in need through promotion of a Social Performance Management approach to their business.
CRS and our Catholic partners lead the way with preschool education that benefits children and gives working parents peace of mind.