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Africa

Catholic Relief Services works in over 30 countries throughout Africa, and strives to enhance human dignity, empower the people that it helps and strengthen and support partner organizations. CRS achieves this by working in the areas of food security, peace building, HIV and AIDS, civil society building, Emergency Response and health among others.

Where We Serve in Africa

Select from the list below to learn more about CRS' work in each of these countries:

  1. Angola
  2. Benin
  3. Botswana
  4. Burkina Faso
  5. Burundi
  6. Cameroon
  7. Central African Republic
  8. Chad
  9. Cote dIvoire
  10. Democratic Republic of Congo
  11. Equatorial Guinea
  12. Ethiopia
  13. Ghana
  14. Guinea
  15. Kenya
  16. Lesotho
  17. Liberia
  18. Madagascar
  19. Malawi
  20. Mali
  21. Namibia
  22. Niger
  23. Nigeria
  24. Republic of the Congo
  25. Rwanda
  26. Senegal
  27. Sierra Leone
  28. Somalia
  29. South Africa
  30. South Sudan
  31. Sudan
  32. Swaziland
  33. Tanzania
  34. The Gambia
  35. Uganda
  36. Zambia
  37. Zimbabwe
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Stories From Africa

Sudan 'Lost Boy' Plans Return to New Nation

After fleeing southern Sudan at age 9 and ending up abroad, Malual Deng Duot will return to a homeland that is also the youngest country in the world.Read More »»

Against All Odds: Sudan's Peaceful Vote

Every rational assessment predicted election-related violence over the week of southern Sudan's referendum. But prayer and peace triumphed.Read More »»

Southern Sudan at the Polls

A sense of peace and purpose permeated the throngs of voters who lined up for Sudan's historic referendum.Read More »»

Notre Dame Students Play for Peace in Sudan

Learning about Sudan and CRS peacebuilding inspired Notre Dame University students to put its sports muscle behind a Stand With Sudan rally.Read More »»

In Sierra Leone, Teaching Girls How to Say No

Teenage girls are targets of pervasive sexual aggression by peers and older men. A CRS program helps them resist.Read More »»

Obama's Grandma Helps Kenyan Orphans

Mama Sarah has been helping children all her life. A CRS-led cassava project is now letting her help them even more.Read More »»

Sudan: Does One Life Matter?

A successful response to Sudan's overwhelming needs lies in how we answer this question: What if I can help just one person?Read More »»

Malawi Village Is Orphans' Family

A local chief and CRS partner Lusubilo helped a village in Karongo, Malawi, give orphans a new, and rather large, family.Read More »»

Pictures of Peacebuilding in Sudan

Well drilling, road, school and clinic construction, civic meetings and community plantings: this is what peacebuilding looks like.Read More »»

Sudan 'Lost Boy' Plans Return to New Nation

After fleeing southern Sudan at age 9 and ending up abroad, Malual Deng Duot will return to a homeland that is also the youngest country in the world.Read More »»

Against All Odds: Sudan's Peaceful Vote

Every rational assessment predicted election-related violence over the week of southern Sudan's referendum. But prayer and peace triumphed.Read More »»

Southern Sudan at the Polls

A sense of peace and purpose permeated the throngs of voters who lined up for Sudan's historic referendum.Read More »»

Notre Dame Students Play for Peace in Sudan

Learning about Sudan and CRS peacebuilding inspired Notre Dame University students to put its sports muscle behind a Stand With Sudan rally.Read More »»

In Sierra Leone, Teaching Girls How to Say No

Teenage girls are targets of pervasive sexual aggression by peers and older men. A CRS program helps them resist.Read More »»

Obama's Grandma Helps Kenyan Orphans

Mama Sarah has been helping children all her life. A CRS-led cassava project is now letting her help them even more.Read More »»

Sudan: Does One Life Matter?

A successful response to Sudan's overwhelming needs lies in how we answer this question: What if I can help just one person?Read More »»

Malawi Village Is Orphans' Family

A local chief and CRS partner Lusubilo helped a village in Karongo, Malawi, give orphans a new, and rather large, family.Read More »»

Pictures of Peacebuilding in Sudan

Well drilling, road, school and clinic construction, civic meetings and community plantings: this is what peacebuilding looks like.Read More »»

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