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.
Photo: Edwin Harris/CWS
Pich Khorn's used a small cash grant to start a garden and a small grocery shop, saving her family from disaster.
Photo: Sok Touch
Amal found psychosocial support and education services - and new hope - in Cairo, her family's new home.
Photo: Kirsten Fryer
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.
December 15, 2017
Church World Service (CWS) applauds the World Bank for its leadership in addressing climate change in accordance with the Paris Agreement to keep global temperature rise to no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius. Jim Kim, President of the World Bank, announced that the Bank would no longer invest in oil and gas exploration and extraction […]
December 13, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 13, 2017 CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org | 202-750-0960 CWS Calls on DHS to Immediately Release Dreamer Detained After DACA Renewal Application Lost by Post Office Cindy, Aroche Enriquez’s fiance: ‘I don’t understand why they have him as a prisoner, he doesn’t have a bad record here… He has his son who needs him.’ Washington, […]
Photo: Paul Jeffrey/CWS