CHF International''''s mission is to be a catalyst for long-lasting positive change in low- and moderate-income communities around the world, helping them to improve their social, economic and environmental conditions.
CHF International is successful because it brings together the people, organizations and resources necessary to ensure steady, sustainable change.
Our programs ensure that individuals, families and communities:
Begin to participate in the decisions that impact their lives
Learn to work together to solve their own problems
Are provided with the tools and skills needed to escape from the bonds of poverty
Form productive partnerships that will sustain the cycle of progress
Develop confidence in their ability to create a brighter, more prosperous future.
The results of our work are impressive: improved quality of life, greater stability, increased prosperity - all of the ingredients necessary for a lasting peace.
In the world today:
2.7 billion people are still living on less than $2/day
1.1 billion people are still living in inadequate housing
799 million people do not have adequate food to survive
115 million children do not have access to education
1 out of every 5 people does not have access to safe, clean water
At any given time, more than 40 countries are involved in armed conflict