It's been a year since Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico. UCC Disaster Ministries has accompanied the survivors from day one, investing nearly $500,000 funding, and another $250,000 in hurricane-damaged Florida and U.S. Virgin Islands. This does not count in-kind contributions, sharing of recovery expertise and work teams volunteering to rebuild homes.Read more
Victor Masdrico is a 17-year-old teenager. He writes, ""I feel very grateful for the support that Caminante has given me. My goal is to finish my studies and become a professional, putting into practice everything I have learned in Caminante. I would like in the future to be able to help vulnerable children so that their rights are guaranteed, just as I was helped."Read more
Lend your voice to help put an end to TB through a letter-writing campaign.
The World Health Organization, like the World Council of Churches – Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (WCC-EAA) are looking to significantly reduce the number of people living with TB, and need our help.Read more
Safe Centers provide girls with an after school support group that is focused on keeping girls in school and eliminating child marriage, female genital mutilation, and teenage pregnancies. They also discuss topics related to health, hygiene, goal setting, and self-love. The Boys and Girls Club function to empower young people to reach their full potential.Read more
Severe spring floods in Kenya displaced more than 311,000 people, killing 132 and injuring 23 others according to Kenya’s National Disaster Management Agency. In addition, more than 6,000 livestock were killed, and flood waters submerged more than 9,500 acres of farmland during planting season. Houses, health centers, schools and roads have been damaged or destroyed.Read more
One Great Hour of Sharing supports the Christian Council of Ghana in their program to fight against sexual and gender-based violence among church women and support to women living with HIV. The goal of our support is to assist with the protection of the rights of the vulnerable in these two categories as well as rights for trafficked children and their mothers.Read more
When I was a child, the DCDC helped me build my confidence. Today, as the project coordinator at DCDC, we are helping our participants develop a love for the peace process and work to achieve it, first here and then worldwide.
~ SiliRead more
These women in Brazil are producing a specialty organic coffee, which is helping them improve their lives.Read more
Small holder farming families will have year-round food security with nutrition sufficiency for women and children in three districts in Bihar and Jharkhand, India.Read more