Lent may have ended, however it’s not too late to make a donation to the annual Project Compassion Lenten Appeal.
Students from St Joseph’s, Tranmere, were smiling and filled with ‘hope’ as the annual Project Compassion Lenten Appeal was launched at their school on February 26.
Planning is underway to form a Caritas Australia Youth Sub-Committee which will be tasked with encouraging more young people to be involved with the work of the Catholic agency for international aid and development.
South Australians are being thanked for their generous support of this year’s Project Compassion Lenten campaign which has raised $10.8 million nationally.
Caritas Australia is working with Filipino youth to improve education opportunities and move out of poverty. About 22 million Filipinos live below the poverty line, and hundreds of thousands of people are vulnerable to abuse and exploitation.