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CWS has worked for seven decades with one goal: building a world where there is enough for all. We affirm the power of individuals and communities to take ownership of their future. We meet them right where they are, helping them create solutions they can maintain – and build on. That means a refugee family who is able to start a new life. Or someone rebuilding after disaster finds safety with dignity.
Saad Omar Adam, who fled violence and turmoil in Sudan and Libya, is making a new life in the U.S.
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Pich Khorn's used a small cash grant to start a garden and a small grocery shop, saving her family from disaster.
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Amal found psychosocial support and education services - and new hope - in Cairo, her family's new home.
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We believe that there is enough food, water and justice for everyone in our world. Our work to build alliances among faith groups, civil society, advocates and those in need, and provide programs and services that are impactful, is as critical now as it ever has been. In the past year alone, we've been able to make differences in tens of thousands of lives in more than 30 countries.
people in Vietnam benefited from WASH, education and hygiene programs.
from sub-Saharan Africa resettled to the United States in FY 2015.
More than 10,000
families in Central America are more food secure and resilient to climate change.
June 20, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2017 CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org | 212-870-2188 Cws Statement On World Refugee Day 2017 NEW YORK—Marking World Refugee Day this June 20, CWS President and CEO Rev. John L. McCullough issued the following statement: “This World Refugee Day and every day, we commemorate the strength and resilience of the millions of displaced […]
June 16, 2017
Today, Friday, June 16, President Trump announced a reversal of some elements of the Obama Administration’s Cuba policy changes. While policies on religious travel and remittances are unchanged, and diplomatic relations remain in place, restrictions on broader travel and spending are increased. Since 1962 Church World Service has worked to restore U.S. relations with Cuba […]
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