Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, Catholic leaders in developing countries had raised concerns about another serious problem threatening the poor — food insecurity.
Abandoned and alone, Jeanette and her six sons were welcomed in and fed by the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Apparition. Learn more here.
Haitians, especially those living in rural areas, are in desperate need of food. Learn more about the Haitian food crisis and how you can help here.
“We are all called to go further. We can and we must do better for the helpless.” The Holy Father’s recent World Food Day message to the director general of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (F.A.O.) hit me like a ton of bricks … perhaps because I had just returned to work from maternity […]
Project: Baraka Catholic KindergartenLocation: Kenya In Kenya’s Rift Valley, the Maasai tribe has been living a nomadic lifestyle for generations. Father John Fortune is evangelizing the Maasai through education and spiritual formation in the village of Ewuaso Kedong. Because of the school, both children and adults have been baptized into the Catholic faith. Thanks to […]
If you eat a tomato during the winter months, it’s very likely it was picked by an immigrant farmer in Immokalee, Florida. This rural area, located about a two-hour drive north of our Florida headquarters, is known as the tomato capital of America. Sadly, it’s also famous (or infamous) for its checkered history of worker […]