Connections

31 Dec 2014 – With the onslaught of winter in the Middle East, CNEWA has stepped up its program to care for Syrian families displaced in Syria and those seeking refuge in Lebanon and Jordan. Read more...


news item 31 Dec 2014 – In December, Curé of Ars Catholic Church in Merrick, New York, invited CNEWA to better acquaint parishioners with the plight of Christians in the Middle East, and how they can help, particularly communities in Iraq and Syria. Read more...


31 Dec 2014 – In December, CNEWA was honored by the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards Program as the “Most Innovative Microfinance Institution” in Lebanon. Read more...


31 Dec 2014 – To help children in Gaza cope with the effects of last summer’s war between Hamas and Israel, CNEWA has launched a series of programs that will aid some 10,000 children. Read more...


31 Dec 2014 – Some 195 youth from Dalit families — India’s so-called “untouchables” — are enrolled in an educational program in southern India supported by CNEWA. Read more...


31 Dec 2014 – In December, the world marked the 10-year anniversary of the devastating tsunami that swept over India and Indonesia on 26 December 2004. Read more...


31 Dec 2014 – Not long ago, CNEWA’s development staff had the opportunity to meet Thomas Straczynski, a Brooklyn-born retired teacher, who first learned about CNEWA in the 1950’s. Read more...


31 Dec 2014 – In his Christmas message to the world in 2014, Pope Francis spoke poignantly about the plight of the world’s children. Read more...