Collective Calling is committed to addressing the pressing issues of homelessness in Spain and supporting street children in Tanzania. Our mission is to provide comprehensive assistance, empowerment, and long-term solutions to individuals and communities affected by homelessness, poverty, and social exclusion.
Our vision is a world free from the scourge of homelessness, where every individual has a place to call home and feels secure and supported. We aspire to eradicate global homelessness, working tirelessly to ensure that no one is left without shelter or basic human needs.
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.
SECRETARIA Y COFUNDADORA
Meet Gemma Carr, a creative soul who grew up in Hampstead, NW London. At 23, she followed her heart to Spain, where she fell in love with the country and still resides today. As an artist and entrepreneur, Gemma has left her artistic mark through exquisite fine art and trompe l’oeil murals. In 2017, alongside her husband Paul, she co-founded Collective Calling, igniting a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of others.
PRESIDENTE Y COFUNDADOR
Meet Paul Carr, born in Leicester City, UK in 1982. After exploring Australia and East Asia in his early twenties, he found his home in Spain. Following a deep calling, Paul ventured to Greece at 33 to aid in the refugee crisis. Less than a year later, Collective Calling was born, reflecting his unwavering compassion and commitment to helping others.
Introducing Rebeca, armed with a Bachelor's degree in law and a background in education and NGOs, Rebeca has long been a fervent advocate for children's rights. With a heart dedicated to the cause of street children, she leads our efforts with the aim of reuniting families, empowering communities, and creating a brighter future for these vulnerable children in Tanzania.
Meet George Petch, CEO of GPI Europe and a vital force behind Collective Calling. With nearly 30 years of international business expertise, he provides crucial guidance and support. George's passion for sharing the love of Jesus adds a heartfelt dimension to our mission.
Meet Kurt Kettner-Borough, the pastor of Wave Church in Puerto Banus, Spain for over a decade. With a heart for service, he has managed a non-profit and worked extensively in Africa, meeting both spiritual and practical needs through mission teams. Kurt's wealth of knowledge and experience enriches Collective Calling's mission.
Meet Patrick Murphy, a dedicated philanthropist and valued director of Collective Calling. Introduced to our mission through a fundraising event in Spain, Patrick's passion was ignited by the transformative work of the Centre of Hope. Inspired to make a difference, he engaged his foundation, Zen Wealth Charitable Foundation, to contribute towards our cause. Patrick's partnership brings expertise and philanthropic wisdom to our journey.
Meet Andrew, a retired CEO of a Multi-academy Trust and passionate advocate for social justice. With extensive experience in education, Andrew brings valuable expertise to Collective Calling. He works closely with our executive and board, driving strategic development.
Meet Veronika Tye, founder of Life4U, a prominent relocation company on the Costa Del Sol. As a mother, wife, and compassionate individual, Veronika's burning desire to help those in need shines through her professional and personal life. Her respected presence in the community makes her a trusted figure and a valuable part of the Collective Calling team. We are honored to have Veronika as our official ambassador and mission partner.
Meet Helena, a compassionate soul who found her calling in Marbella after studying alternative medicines in Switzerland. With her natural gifts and a deep desire to serve others, Helena brings immeasurable value as our PR ambassador. We are thrilled to have her on board!
VALORAMOS A LA GENTE
Desarrollamos nuestro trabajo de manera que refleje dignidad y el valor intrínseco de cada humano, tanto con nuestros voluntarios y patrocinadores, como con los beneficiarios de nuestra ayuda.
Celebramos la unicidad de cada ser humano y su diversidad cultural. Animamos el desarrollo personal, profesional y espiritual de todos en la familia de Collective Calling.
Somos “un libro abierto” respecto al trabajo que hacemos, con transparencia y honestidad. Somos consecuentes con lo que predicamos y hacemos, dando un ejemplo público alineado con la realidad.
Somos “mayordomos” de la creación de Dios. Cuidamos de la Tierra y a través de nuestros programas, actuamos para salvaguardar nuestro medio ambiente.
Cuando es posible, siempre estamos abiertos a la colaboración con los gobiernos y otras organizaciones que comparten la misma misión de servir a los más desafortunados y oprimidos.
← 7% administration
In 2022, 93% of Collective Callings total operating expenses were used towards programs that support children and parents living in poverty. This includes logistical planning of programs.