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Give a Scholarship, Transform a Life


Cross Catholic Outreach’s educational program provides scholarships to Sacred Mercy Schools.  These schools are solid Catholic institutions certified by our ministry and monitored by our International Project Officers to ensure their quality and effectiveness.  

In Kenya, the Sacred Mercy Schools are located in the thick of abject poverty, where children beg on the streets and where a generation of parents has been virtually wiped out by AIDS. This is work done “in the trenches” where hunger, illiteracy and despair must be battled by the Catholic Church for hope to prevail.   

Sacred Mercy Schools provide impoverished children with a basic education; spiritual formation and nutritious daily meals.  This combination of services represents a powerful key to escape the poverty that oppresses Kenyan families – and has for generations. The Catholic education children receive at Sacred Mercy Schools dispels despair and brings hope! You can donate a scholarship now or keep reading to learn more! 

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On the days her mother couldn’t find work, Esther and her four siblings went to bed hungry.
There simply wasn’t money for food.  Esther dreamed of a better life, but she knew her fate was unlikely to change.  Her father was blind, her mother was overwhelmed and she lacked an education. Esther was a victim of the cycle of poverty that plagues many African families.

Fortunately, God had a different plan for this young girl – and he used a family halfway around the globe to achieve it.  An American family created a scholarship so poor African children could receive the same benefits their children and grandchildren experienced – and Esther was blessed with their gift.  

Almost immediately, Esther’s life dramatically changed. The 5th grader is now among the top of her class. She goes to catechism and Mass each week. And when she graduates, she says she wants to help the less fortunate the way American Catholics have helped her.

By providing a Catholic scholarship, you can change lives too. You can give other struggling children the same blessing and opportunities Esther has received. With a gift of just $110 you can launch a new scholarship for Africa, placing a needy child in classes for a full school year. Sign up today. These children are eager to learn, but they need our help to achieve their dreams.

As a “thank you,” we will gratefully send you a beautiful certificate commemorating the life-changing scholarship your gift has established. Let it be part of your family’s legacy of faith – a tangible reminder of how God has worked through you to bring hope to a needy child overseas.

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