Europe, Middle East and North Africa

The CWS story began in Europe on the heels of World War II, when a group of Protestant churches came together to feed starving people. In recent years, CWS has fulfilled its commitment to meeting human need through a range of sustainable programs that assist people in crisis and provide the skills and resources necessary to meet their needs.

Roma Children's Program

CWS is part of the effort to break the cycle of poverty of Eastern Europe’s Roma people.

Photo: Paul Jeffrey

Sustainable Energy

CWS is reducing poverty in rural areas with solar technology.

Photo: CWS

Egypt Refugee Program

Cairo is home to one of the largest population of urban refugees in the world.

Photo: Paul Jeffrey