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Thanks to the efforts of Father Michael J. McGivney, assistant pastor of St. Mary’s Church in New Haven and some of his parishioners, the Connecticut state legislature on March 29, 1882, officially chartered the Knights of Columbus as a fraternal benefit society. The Order is still true to its founding principles of charity, unity and fraternity.

The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works.

The history of the Order shows how the foresight of Father Michael J. McGivney, whose cause for sainthood is being investigated by the Vatican, brought about what has become the world's foremost Catholic fraternal benefit society. The Order has helped families obtain economic security and stability through its life insurance, annuity and long-term care programs, and has contributed time and energy worldwide to service in communities.

The Knights of Columbus has grown from several members in one council to more than 13,000 councils and 1.7 million members throughout the United States, Canada, the Philippines, Mexico, Poland, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, the Bahamas, the Virgin Islands, Cuba, Guatemala, Guam and Saipan.

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  • J E L C Shg-E Group
    J E L C Shg-E Group received a loan from Noel to purchase seeds, fertilizers and pesticides for cultivating vegetables.
    0% repaid
  • Narine
    Narine received a loan from Steve&Connie to pay for repairs to a damaged car and purchase tires.
    0% repaid
  • Patrick
    Patrick received a loan from Damian to buy sand, cement, and bricks to construct his commercial house.
    0% repaid
  • Steven
    Steven received a loan from David J to purchase neccessary equipment needed for him to start offering mobile money services.
    David J
    0% repaid
  • Hmaw Win Su Village Group
    Myanmar (Burma)
    Hmaw Win Su Village Group received a loan from Mark to help the Hmaw Win Su Village purchase high-quality feed and repair duck farms.
    0% repaid
  • Mediatrice
    Mediatrice received a loan from Mark to buy fertilizer to grow rice and sell it.
    0% repaid
  • Imprimerie La Fayette
    Imprimerie La Fayette received a loan from Mark to purchase a printer, book binding machine, and maintenance tools.
    0% repaid
  • Amjad
    Amjad received a loan from Mark to buy a freezer and a juice fridge as well as additional goods.
    0% repaid
  • Orestila
    Orestila received a loan from Mark to buy fertilizers and manure to apply to her eastern crops.
    0% repaid

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