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Lenten story: fishing brings new life to farmers


Farid Pathang and his family are from a Bangladeshi village. "Before we received support from Caritas life was very difficult. It was hard to survive," said Farid. Families struggled to grow enough food to eat. They lived a subsistence existence and suffered from malnutrition. When desperate they borrowed from moneylenders at high interest rates. Since Farid and his family joined a Caritas program in 1998 their lives have been turned around - Caritas

 Lenten story: fishing brings new life to farmers