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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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  • Joel
    Joel received a loan from 2 team members to purchase materials like cement, hollow blocks, steel, sand, and gravel.
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    Congo (DRC)
    Faraja Group received a loan from Mark to stock up on plastic tubs, reinforcing her starting capital.
  • Vet
    Vet received a loan from Mark to provide house renovation costs and purchase additional construction materials.
  • Nilufar
    Nilufar received a loan from Mark to expand her business, buy some cows and increase her sales.
  • Karim
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    Karim received a loan from Mark to buy fabric, poplin, and lace.

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