Who We Are
Companion with the Poor, Inc. (CWTP) is a non-profit, Christian organization that reaches out to the poorest communities in Metro Manila by planting holistic churches that meet the spiritual and physical needs of the most marginalized in the least reached slums. CWTP partners with local churches to plant sustainable churches within two years.
A Church in Every Slum
Mobilizing people to plant sustainable churches among the urban poor
To make the slum church viable, CWTP plants holistic churches that have a preschool, a drugstore cooperative and a livelihood project to help finance the church. All churches are planted in partnership with the local church to which the slum church eventually belongs.
100 missionaries and 80 churches in 2020
THEME for 2017
A journeying community towards contemplative spirituality in action.
- Mobilizing laborers to the harvest
- Working in teams
- A community that journeys in ministry and in contemplative spirituality
- With a mission to plant holistic churches
- In the poorest urban slums
- In partnership with local churches