Dorcas is a Christian relief and development organisation inspired by Matthew 25:31-46, to care for and empower the poor and the oppressed. Dorcas has been involved in relief and development programmes for more than 35 years and currently operates in 17 focus countries in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In cooperation with local churches and partner organisations,
Dorcas contributes to the empowerment and inclusion of its target groups irrespective of race, religion, gender and political affiliation.
The following 3 areas of intervention can be distinguished:
As a learning organisation, Dorcas adheres importance to a learning attitude in its partner organisations and to the continuous improvements of their capabilities and competences for the quality of its relief and development projects.