When Terry and Cindi Ruder visited Santa Rosa in 2018, they saw poverty… as well as incredible hope. Hear the impact the Guatemala trip had on their lives.
Catholic leaders believe a plan to lift the poor out of poverty must include safe housing. Learn about our housing work in Guatemala here
Over one-third of Dominicans live below the poverty line and are unable to provide for their families. Learn how you can help here.
Transforming Communities through Housing This is the second in my series of blogs where I share my experiences working with FUNDASEP, of the Catholic Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana in the Dominican Republic. I have been Cross Catholic Outreach’s project officer for more than five years, and I‘ve had the pleasure of working […]
My Day with the Backpack Bishop I was recently in the Dominican Republic, meeting with Bishop José Grullón Estrella, who is the founder of FUNDASEP, the social outreach of the Catholic Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana. We were there to help build six clean water systems and construct 24 new homes. As I […]
Less than a year ago, families in San Miguel los Lotes lost everything beneath a cataclysmic downpour of burning ash and rock. Now the survivors of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano eruption are finally beginning to rebuild their lives — and I was blessed to see the progress. On Monday, Jan. 21, I attended a dedication ceremony […]