WE RESCUED ORPHANS AND GAVE THEM HOPE

Cross Catholic Outreach works throughout the developing world to meet the basic needs of orphaned, abandoned and vulnerable children. Our goal is to cultivate young hearts and minds for the Lord, to bring the poor spiritual peace, and to unleash the potential of boys and girls to achieve a more prosperous future. We make this outreach a priority because the sooner vulnerable children are reached, the more likely they will escape the self-destructive behaviors created by their early childhood traumas. Love overcomes fear and opens the door to hope and opportunity.

In 2018, we provided grants for 36 projects, and shipped material aid to nine partners, ultimately assisting and empowering orphans and vulnerable children in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. A portion of that funding helped St. Vincent de Paul Orphanage in Ecuador provide 24/7 care for orphaned and abandoned babies, and operating support and the construction of new dormitories at Home Incarnate Word in Peru.

2018 Orphan Facts

Centers for the handicapped:

3

Orphanage upgraded:

1

Children residing at orphanages or children’s homes:

334

People impacted by anti-trafficking prevention programs:

3,525

Children and adults rescued and rehabilitated through anti-trafficking rescue and rehabilitation programs:

478

Goods shipped to:

9

partners

in 8

countries

Highlighted Education Projects

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Home Incarnate Word - Peru

Projects 1388 & 0653

In 2018, Cross Catholic Outreach funded the construction of new dormitories for the Home Incarnate Word, a boarding home for children from rural areas in the Andes Mountains. The ministry’s old dormitory was made from adobe, and crumbling to the ground. The new dormitories made it possible for the boarding home to serve more children and their families.
Fast Facts:

CONSTRUCTION

Cross Catholic Outreach funds enabled construction of three buildings: a boys’ dormitory, a girls’ dormitory and a complementary services building.

CHILDREN

115 children benefited from the new boarding home.

HOUSING

The dormitories also have the capacity to house six staff members.

EDUCATION

Cross Catholic Outreach also funded educational expenses and daily meals of the boarding home. These funds covered 78 children.

FUNDING

Funds provided to this ministry in 2018: $658,341.