As early as the 1950s, Father Werenfried van Straaten sent chapel trucks as mobile churches to displaced persons. Today, ensuring that assistance and pastoral care are available to areas in need continues to be an important concern of Aid to the Church in Need.
We receive applications to fund vehicular purchases from every continent. Applications include requests for the purchase of trucks, cars, motorcycles, bicycles, boats, or in particularly difficult mountain regions, mules.
In 2019 alone, 266 cars, 119 motorcycles, 266 bicycles and 12 boats were financed.