Maybe you’ve met Thomas Awiapo, an ambassador for Catholic Relief Services from the African country of Ghana. He’s visited Catholic schools and parishes in every state, some of them twice. He has a story that sticks with you.
His parents died when he was very young. After that, he and his three siblings were left to fend for themselves in their small village in Ghana.
“If we had one meal a day,” Thomas says, “we were lucky.”