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Caritas program supporting families

Dominic, 47 is a former teacher and father of six from Papua New Guinea. In 2016, he became involved with the Caritas Australia’s Safe House and Family Anonymous programs and turned a difficult life and an unhappy relationship around.

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Caritas supporting cultural healing program

Father of four, Barry, embodies resilience and strength. Growing up in a tough environment, making mistakes and struggling as a young father, he had to look inside himself to make the right choices for himself and his family. Today, thanks to the Red Dust Healing program, he’s a changed man – an inspirational father to his four girls and a leader in his community.

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Phany gains farming skills through Caritas program

Phany, 27, lives in a village in western Cambodia. Struggling to earn a living as a rice farmer, her family experienced food scarcity and she was forced to leave her young daughter behind to take up construction work in the city. In Cambodia, where one in eight people live below the poverty line, the search for work can often separate families.

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Project Compassion transforming lives

Shirley, 36, is a Manide indigenous woman living in the remote Camarines Norte province in the Philippines. She is the mother of four and the family’s sole breadwinner, as her husband is sick. But Shirley was struggling to support the whole family and keep her children in school.

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Digging deep to change lives

Thousands of generous supporters including individuals, schools and parishes across Adelaide have joined in solidarity with the world’s poor, donating more than $650,000 to Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion campaign.