Catholic Relief Services

To Love and to Serve

The long stretch of Kenyan coast is famous for its eye-catching sandy beaches shadowed by swinging palm trees along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. But the sunny beaches hide the atrocities against children. The socio-cultural practices and tourism sector contribute to rampant child sexual abuse and exploitation in the forms of child marriages and pregnancies, incest and the transactional activities that result in child prostitution and sex tourism. Called to love and serve The late Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Malindi, Rev. Emmanuel Barbara, became aware of these acts in the region and was driven into [...]

To Love and to Serve2020-05-04T12:50:57-04:00

Transitioning to Family Care for Children: A Guidance Manual French and Spanish Translations Now Available

The Faith to Action Initiative is excited to announce the Transitioning to Family Care for Children: A Guidance Manual has been translated into both French and Spanish languages. This manual provides practical guidance and tools for churches, faith-based organizations, donors, and others who are transitioning care for children away from residential care to care within families. This resource is aligned with biblical principles, a strong evidence base, and a growing movement within the Church that affirms the importance of family in every child’s life. The Guidance Manual provides an overview of the key concepts and steps that are important to [...]

Transitioning to Family Care for Children: A Guidance Manual French and Spanish Translations Now Available2020-05-04T12:48:27-04:00