During the 2022 Lent season, U.S. Catholic parishes, groups, families and individuals stood with Cross Catholic Outreach to quench thirst and build a brighter future for poor communities. Their efforts successfully blessed nearly 52,000 lives by:
Stellia Banda, 54, lives in Kasope Village, Zambia, one of the communities aided by this outreach. She expressed her deep gratitude to everyone who played a role in providing safe water for her community. “Now, the well is quick to fill a 20-liter container in just two minutes, thus saving our time,” she said. “I no longer walk long distances to look for water because the borehole is in our village. We are accessing clean water, free from waterborne diseases because the water source is so clean!”
Read more about our Lenten outreach at CrossCatholic.org/Lent.