The Dominican water crisis is largely due to natural disasters destroying water systems. Learn how we can address the crisis here.
Haiti is one the most impoverished countries in the world. That’s why it is a primary region of focus for Cross Catholic Outreach. Learn how you can help here.
Transforming Communities through Clean Water I have been Cross Catholic Outreach’s project officer for more than five years, and I have had the pleasure of working hand-in-hand with the social outreach organization, FUNDASEP, of the Catholic Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana in the Dominican Republic. Over the years, FUNDASEP has done everything from […]
I recently became friends with the Laurent family, who live near the Kobonal Haiti Mission. Heriode and Odimene Laurent are parents to seven children, including Amonise, 9, and Venise, 6. This family lives in dire poverty, residing in a house made of mud and sticks with no running water. When I visit families, I often […]
Father Christian doesn’t look, talk or act like a priest — by which I mean he doesn’t fit the mold popular culture perpetuates. When we joined the Dominican parish priest en route to a remote farming community in need of a water system, Fr. Christian arrived in jeans and a white t-shirt. If a colleague […]