Living Water Community -
Ministry for Migrants & Refugees

The Living Water Community (LWC) is a Catholic Lay Ecclesial Community and regional non-governmental organisation (NGO) headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago that was established in 1975. LWC also runs social ministries that work in areas such as cancer care provision, residential care facilities for at risk youth, survivors of intimate partner/ domestic violence and disaster response management…

Our Core values

We show respect for all persons equally without distinction whatsoever of race, gender, religion, colour, national or ethnic origin, language, marital status, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, disability, political conviction, or any other distinguishing feature. We strive to remove all barriers to equality.

Refugee Assistance

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What can be done to improve the lives of refugees?

The citizens of Trinidad and Tobago must be informed. It is important for the citizens in Trinidad to understand the sensitive nature and needs of the people, as well as the plight of refugees and asylum seekers. This will then encourage citizens to charge reasonable fees for housing and other needs of these asylum seekers and refugees…

Code of Conduct

As stakeholders working with refugees, we will ensure that our conduct is consistent with and reflects the values enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations.


An individual must be outside the physical borders of their country of nationality or habitual residence to be considered a refugee.


Refugees in the Media. What can be done to improve the lives of refugees? International and Local Protections for Refugees.


In any country that you seek asylum, it is the primary responsibility of the government to provide oversight of this process.

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