Sustainability

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Metanoia's housing initiative has rebuilt eight abandoned homes, built four new homes and assisted in renovations of 24 owner-occupied homes. Photos courtesy of Metanoia

Building from strength

A Cooperative Baptist Fellowship ministry in South Carolina has created a sustainable model for community development by focusing on assets -- those of the neighborhood and those of the organization.

Seventy volunteers formed a bucket brigade to move 7 metric tons of dirt up four steep flights of steps to fill 50 kiddie pools that make up the rooftop garden that will serve two nearby food pantries. Photo courtesy of Metro Baptist Church

Big impact in the Big Apple

Metro Baptist Church and its sister nonprofit, Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries, have made the most of resources to create a thriving ministry to the poor in Hell’s Kitchen with a small budget and staff.

Photo courtesy of Cristo Rey Network

Cristo Rey: Schools that work

With demanding academics and an innovative work-study program, Cristo Rey Catholic schools have thrived, sending thousands of disadvantaged students to college and creating a new and sustainable model of Catholic education.

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