Church World Service works with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world. A cooperative agency of 37 Christian denominations and communions in the U.S., CWS works in partnership with local organizations around the world, supporting sustainable development, meeting emergency needs, assisting refugees and displaced persons, and addressing the root causes of hunger and poverty.
CWS provides financial, technical and material assistance from the U.S. and through programs worldwide.
CWS core development work internationally supports an asset-based, contextual approach to community development. CWS is committed to employing its resources in a strategic and focused way to achieve the greatest positive improvement in people's lives in the areas where we work. CWS also works to raise awareness in the U.S. – in the churches and the general public, as well as with policymakers -- to give voice to the issues that affect hunger people and promote sustainable solutions.
Latest from Church World Service (CWS)
Dec 26, 2014
26 December 2014 - Tsunami+10 - Housing program meant survivors didn’t feel abandoned
Oct 29, 2014
29 October, 2014 - With support from the Ecumenical Small Projects Fund, Latin American community-based organisations are working to find solutions to some of the biggest challenges they face
Oct 15, 2014
15 October, 2014 - ACT member Church World Service works closely with the Chaco women, helping them find their voice and stand up to injustice
Oct 13, 2014
13 October, 2014 - Without more help for the survivors of floods and landslides in Pakistan, greater problems could emerge
Oct 08, 2014
8 October, 2014 - After 20 years forced to live in a roadside camp, an indigenous community in Paraguay wins back its ancestral land. It came with the support of ACT Alliance member, Church World Service.
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