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Project 3396

Microenterprise in Colombia

Populorum Progressio Foundation – Microcredit for Entrepreneurship

Donate to help transform lives


Colombia has one of the highest levels of income inequality in Latin America, and the urban poor suffer tremendously as a result. Catholic leaders in the Archdiocese of Villavicencio want to empower 100 families to begin their own small businesses by financing small loans.

Your support will help families sell handicrafts, baked goods, groceries and other retail items, with each successful business returning a portion of the seed money so other entrepreneurs can benefit. Donate now to start a chain reaction of hope!

Our Global Work

In everything we do, we remain focused on the Lord, serving with humility, fervor and love, and advancing Catholic evangelization. We work in partnership with church-based ministries and other faith-based organizations, creating an ideal synergy for the greatest impact.

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Change Even More Lives

Giving monthly is a small way to have a big impact. Your regular support empowers our ministry to respond to urgent needs and fulfill our long-term projects across the world.

Become a Cross Mission Partner today and experience the joy of changing lives every month through your gift.


Financial Accountability

At Cross Catholic, we meticulously honor the intent of our donors. All proceeds are restricted for the specific project for which they are raised. In that rare event that more funds are received than are required for a specific project, the additional funds will be used to meet the most urgent needs.

Fundraising & Administrative Expenses 4.62%
More than 95 percent of all organizational expenses, including donated goods, went directly to programs that help the poor.
Audited Financials FY2021

When you select an aid project, your donation to that project will be used to cover any expenditures for the project incurred through June 30, 2023, the close of our ministry's fiscal year. In the event that more funds are raised than needed to fully fund the project, the excess funds, if any, will be used to meet the most urgent needs of the ministry.