Anatercia with other community members next to her fields in Mozambique. Photo credit: Emidio Josine/Caritas Australia.

Project Compassion

Your generous support can help to change the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Join us this Lent to raise much-needed funds for people living in poverty.

Together, we can make a difference now, and For All Future Generations.


Donate or fundraise this Lent to help transform the lives of people living in poverty.



During the season of Lent, your parish can reflect, pray and fundraise for vulnerable people around the world.

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Download teaching resources that will help your students learn about poverty and social justice.



Learn about global issues with our fun and interactive resources for primary and secondary students.

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For All Future Generations

Spanning across the six weeks of Lent each year, Project Compassion brings thousands of Australian schools, parishes and supporters together to raise funds for people living in some of the most vulnerable communities across the world. 

Get involved by watching the stories of Project Compassion, hosting a fundraiser, joining a Caritas Conversation, or downloading our resources.

Your generous support can help change lives today - and For All Future Generations.

Project Compassion Stories

Anatercia, Mozambique

12-year-old girl Anatercia can now access clean drinking water, eat nutritious food and focus on her schooling.

Biru, India

With your support, Biru participated in entrepreneurship training and gained the skills to become financially independent.

Janice, Australia

A Wagilak woman, Janice is a traditional dancer who tells stories through movements handed down over generations. 

Rosalie, Democratic Republic of Congo

From her life as a former child soldier, Rosalie is a now a community leader and a role model for other ex-combatants seeking to readjust to civilian life.

Shaniella, Solomon Islands

Shaniella was determined to forge a path out of poverty, moving away to a rural vocational school where she learnt vital skills to create a brighter future for herself.

Where are they now?

Meet some of the past faces of Project Compassion campaigns whose lives have been transformed thanks to your generous support. 

You can also listen to these stories as Audio Description Photo Storybooks.