Missionaries working at the forefront of international development

Our members work in over 50 countries, empowering people to achieve a better life through education, health, sustainable livelihoods and human rights.

Our Impact

In the past year our members transformed 1.87 million lives




people accessed improved education




people benefited from better health




people increased their earning potential


Human Rights

Over 65,000

people accessed legal services and human rights support


Humanitarian Aid/
Disaster Relief

Over 577,000

people received Humanitarian and Disaster Relief aid

Where We Work

Our members work in more than
50 countries around the globe

The Missionary Approach to Development

What makes the missionary approach to international development unique? It is based on long-term, deep-rooted connections with communities that help missionaries identify, reach and prioritise the furthest behind first.

You Can Help Missionaries Transform Lives

Your gift of a donation will help to support the vital development work missionaries undertake around the world and change the lives of the most marginalised and vulnerable communities.

Focus On

Climate Action Awards

Misean Cara members address the impact of Climate Change on the most vulnerable with projects that build resiliency, from sustainable livelihoods to climate friendly farming methods, cleaner cooking fuels and forestry practices that prevent biodiversity loss.

Latest News


‘Recovering from the impact of COVID-19 and investing in girls’ education –A Global and Ugandan perspective’

On Friday, 30th September, Misean Cara’s Education Project Officer, Orla Duke, presented at ‘Recovering from the impact of COVID-19 and...
Dochas budget announcement

Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) from Irish Government reaches €1.2 billion in Budget 2023.

Misean Cara joins Dóchas and its other NGO members in welcoming today's budget news from the Irish Government of a...

Book Launch – The Theology of Integral Human Development: The Role of Faith in International Development and Public Affairs

Misean Cara is pleased to announce that Matt Moran, a former Chairperson of the Misean Cara Board and author of...
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