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CWS has brought its skills in emergency relief, humanitarian development and refugee assistance to bear in Africa since first stepping onto the continent in 1964 to establish an emergency food program in the Congo. Today, CWS continues to impact the most vulnerable on the continent with programs in more than 30 different countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Refugee resettlement

CWS operates RSC Africa, which helps to resettle refugees from more than 30 sub-Saharan nations.

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Safe, clean water

The Water for Life Program connects communities to water resources and sanitation systems.

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School Safe Zones

Every child deserves a safe, sustainable space in which to learn.

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