Fr. Delahanty’s Trip to Kenya with CRS. September 2006 Compiled by Maggie Ringe.
Compiled by Maggie Ringe
CRS Social Justice Trips take participants to the third world to show them first hand the situation there and how CRS is working to aid the people. In return participants must share what they have seen and learned with their community when they return. In this spirit Fr. Pat Delahanty has very kindly shared his pictures and stories from his recent trip to Kenya.
Candace lends creating a sand dam water filter so that the local people could have clean and safe drinking water. The following pictures are from this project.
a hand to the
a filter to provide
their village with
safe drinking water.
Another project the CRS team was able to witness was the Embu Child Survival Program, which helps Kenyan parents raise healthy children.
Reports are participants in the Embu Child Survival Program
read aloud at the
Some of the other projects the CRS team witnessed included seeing how food donations from the US arrived in Africa, the Likoni Peace Conference between Muslim and Christian leaders and a drama troop that uses plays and skits to teach its audience about real life problems, such as AIDS.