Projects supported by MISEREOR strengthen the self-initiative of the poor
MISEREOR is the German Catholic Bishops’ Organisation for Development Cooperation. For over 50 years MISEREOR has been committed to fighting poverty in Africa, Asia and Latin America. MISEREOR’s support is available to any human being in need – regardless of their religion, ethnicity or gender.
MISEREOR not only supports projects in the countries of the South, it is also committed to serving the poor by acting as their voice and advocate in Germany. MISEREOR's main campaign takes place during the Lenten season.
Campaign "Seed for diversity"
We inform you about the consequences of growing corporate power through the merger of Bayer and Monsanto and present democratic, socially aware and environmentally sound alternatives for our food system.
Board of Directors
The MISEREOR Board of Directors is staffed by our Director General, Mrsg Pirmin Spiegel, our Managing Director for International Cooperation Dr. Martin Bröckelmann-Simon, and our Managing Director for Human Resources, Administration and Finance, Thomas Antkowiak.
The 2018 Joint Lenten Campaign with the Church in India
Have you changed the world today? This is the challenging question we would like to pose for the seven weeks of this year’s Lenten season. Read more