Education is essential to providing children a pathway out of poverty. In fact, the United Nations says the global poverty rate could be cut in half if all adults completed a secondary education — the equivalent of graduating from high school.
Sadly, 600 million children and teens worldwide are unable to grasp basic reading and math skills, holding them back from reaching their full potential.
Throughout the 2022 fiscal year, Cross Catholic Outreach and its supporters linked arms with our ministry partners in 15 countries to give children the quality education they deserve. Projects included building classrooms, providing scholarships and teacher salaries, sponsoring vocational and skills-based classes, funding school feeding programs, upkeeping student housing and much more.