For more information on CRS go to: www.crs.org.
Catholic Relief Services gives active witness to the mandate of Jesus Christ to respond to human needs by:
In May of 2005, CRS and Villanova University signed a Memorandum of Understanding, a formal agreement to work collaboratively to advance global solidarity through education, research, advocacy and service.
On October 27, 2015 Villanova University and Catholic Relief Services signed a collaborative agreement on activities related to CRS' programming in Madagascar that includes: improving the health and nutrition of pregnant women and children, increasing and diversifying household incomes, alleviating the impact of natural disasters, and accessing clean water, sanitation, and hygiene.
The goal of the CRS/Villanova partnership is to form a mutually consultative collaboration that will be integrated into the structures of each institution in conformity with each institution's culture. The partnership will lead to clear outcomes that include more knowledgeable and empowered constituencies who: