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When Father John Bauman began international grassroots organizing work, he knew that isolated people are vulnerable people, that true hope came from people organizing without borders.

At Faith in Action International, we’re on a worldwide mission to bring together people most impacted by injustice to develop plans for their own liberation.

Faith in Action International is working with faith leaders to grow grassroots organizing in these and other regions.

Building a people-powered movement

El Salvador/Central America

Over the past 10 years, COFOA has leveraged over $9 million in public improvements and services. Projects include repairing parks, roads and bridges; organizing anti-violence demonstrations; securing community police, health and education services; advocating for a national water law; and a constitutional amendment making water a human right.

Map of El Salvador

Rwanda/East Africa

Over 10 years, Faith in Action Rwanda leaders have leveraged $2 million in public improvements and services for 120,000 people. Projects include health clinics, water, electricity, three schools, a welding school, community center, new homes, a roofing tile business, reforestation and road construction.

Map of Rwanda

Haiti/Caribbean

Over four years, Faith in Action leaders in Haiti have leveraged $200,000 public and private investments. OPODNE trains 300 leaders, engages 2,500 in community improvement activities like road building, tree planting, clean-ups, and teacher training. They operate three micro-lending programs and sustain six economic development cooperatives (fishing, peanut, vegetable, chicken, bananas, peppers, and household and farm supplies).

Map of Haiti

Building a people-powered movement

El Salvador/Central America

Over the past 10 years, COFOA has leveraged over $9 million in public improvements and services. Projects include repairing parks, roads and bridges; organizing anti-violence demonstrations; securing community police, health and education services; advocating for a national water law; and a constitutional amendment making water a human right.

Map of El Salvador

Rwanda/East Africa

Over 10 years, Faith in Action Rwanda leaders have leveraged $2 million in public improvements and services for 120,000 people. Projects include health clinics, water, electricity, three schools, a welding school, community center, new homes, a roofing tile business, reforestation and road construction.

Map of Rwanda

Haiti/Caribbean

Over four years, Faith in Action leaders in Haiti have leveraged $200,000 public and private investments. OPODNE trains 300 leaders, engages 2,500 in community improvement activities like road building, tree planting, clean-ups, and teacher training. They operate three micro-lending programs and sustain six economic development cooperatives (fishing, peanut, vegetable, chicken, bananas, peppers, and household and farm supplies).

Map of Haiti
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