Our most successful critical support systems go virtually unnoticed until we need them. When they fail to function properly, difficult problems become impossible. 4Children’s focus on capacity strengthening and systems strengthening helps communities construct stable support environments.
A haven for young mothers represents a practical outcome of CRS peacebuilding.
A reflection on the feast of St. John Paul II.
A CRS project provides training and a competition that awards loans to aspiring entrepreneurs with winning ideas.
Around the world, young people are standing in solidarity for what they believe in—justice, peace, unity, safety and opportunity. Pope Francis invites us to recognize the joyful power of young people and to support our youth to become the force for positive change in our world.
Grit—the drive to reach a goal even when life gets hard—is a value Americans live by. It’s the stuff of the American Dream, which tells us we can do anything with hard work and determination.
YouthBuild helps vulnerable young people develop job and life skills.
CRS YouthBuild program helps young people in El Salvador gain confidence, and receive life and job skills training.