ACN Success Story – India

A car for religious sisters Some time ago, the sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in the Diocese of Vellore, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India, turned to us for help, since the area they minister to is vast, remote, and underdeveloped, and they did not have a vehicle to travel […]

ACN Project of the Week – Ukraine

A vehicle for a parish of Chernihiv Three Oblate Fathers oversee the Catholic parish of Chernihiv in Northern Ukraine. Almost immediately after the start of the war by Russia, the city was under siege.   For a month it was cut off. Many people were killed in bomb and missile strikes, and large sections of […]

Project of the Week – Cuba

Repair of vehicles for pastoral work in the Archdiocese of Camagüey  The Caribbean island of Cuba is often seen as a holiday paradise for foreign tourists. However, the continuing economic crisis in the country, which has worsened since January 2021, is severely impacting the daily life of Cubans. This is apart from the recent tragic […]

ACN Project of the Week : Success Story in the Philippines

A Success Story in the Philippines A vehicle for pastoral work among the indigenous peoples of the diocese of San Jose   For the past seven years, Sister Anita has been working among the indigenous peoples of the diocese of San Jose, supporting them with wise counsel and ministering to their needs. She looks after […]

ACN’s Project of the week – Guatemala – a car for a very large parish

Guatemala A car for pastoral work in a very large parish The parish of El Calvario in  Cobàn is under the care of three priests belonging to the congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Although the parish church is close to the city centre, the parish itself covers a vast and mountainous area of […]

ACN Project of the Week – A car to reach parishioners in La Serena, Chile

Chile A car to reach the parishioners of La Serena   Archbishop René Rebolledo Salinas faces major challenges. His archdiocese of La Serena covers an area of over 40,000 km² – the size of Switzerland. Consequently, the distances he must travel are huge and the 500,000 Catholics of the archdiocese are widely scattered across this […]

ACN Project of the Week – Ethiopia

  Ethiopia Bicycles for 30 catechists in Gambella   The apostolic vicariate of Gambella lies in the extreme west of Ethiopia, on the frontier with South Sudan. It is a remote and underdeveloped region where there is widespread poverty.   Therefore, there are recurrent and intermittent inter-tribal conflicts mainly between the more settled, farming tribes […]

ACN Project of the Week – A vehicle to help a priest in Malawi

Malawi                                                                                   A vital vehicle to reach remote parishioners in the mountains Here is a success story signed by Aid to the Church in Need!     The parish of Saint Paul is one of the largest parishes in the diocese of Blantyre and lies in a mountainous area, close to the frontier between Malawi and Mozambique.

Project of the Week – in Tanzania

Project of the Week in Tanzania A sturdy vehicle for the parish of Namswea The parish of Namswea lies in the far south of Tanzania, in the diocese of Mbinga. It is a large parish with over 11,300 faithful and 13 outstations lying anything up to 30 miles (50 km) from the parish centre. For many […]