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The Watershed Programs help to restore the land and break the cycle of poverty in drought-prone areas by holding back rain water and allowing it to percolate into the ground instead just flowing to the rivers.
ACU with 4 US Jesuit univerities offers a Diploma in Liberal Studies to Burmese refugee students from camps in Thailand. It costs approx. US$2,000 a month to provide all the infrastructure so that the students may study online in peace.
The program seeks to make it possible for these teenagers to have access to the University or higher education without difficulty. With less than three dollars a day can you make a difference in the life of young poor Brazilian.
Ashankur, which means "Sprouts of Hope," is focused on the empowerment of marginalized women in India to enable them to increase their control over decisions affecting their lives both within and outside their households.
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A $1,500 US Dollars donation will serve to renovate the computers of the Center for the Support of Working Children and Teenagers (CANAT) that helps 150 teenagers and young people in Peru.
This project addresses the problems faced by the children in seven slums around the Lalapet area in Secunderabad city of Andhra Pradesh.
Your gift of $25 or more will help support the purchase of computers for Fe y Alegria schools in Latin America. $920 will enable a new computer to be purchased and connected.
Offer a personal, simple computer for ex-students of Fe y Alegria who have entered into superior education. A personal computer for ex-students of Fe y Alegria: U.S.$ 410.00.
Loyola Institute of Management and Technology (LIMT) is the first Institute of Higher Education that has been started by the Pune Jesuits in rural areas of the Ahmednagar District for the poor in general and the poor Catholic community in particular.
Help a Jesuit Social Center create and grow a program to motivate children of garbage collectors to attend school.
Vu l’importance de l’environnement, les jeunes sont encouragés et instruits à devenir conscients du rôle majeur de l’écologie dans leur vie. Chaque année, au mois de Février, les jeunes consacrent une journée pour le reboisement.
The RHTWTC is a project that enhances the educational and health status of society through the empowerment of marginalized girls of Georai Taluk (sub-district).
Enable a poor person to have a profound experience of God over eight days spent in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.
Help children who are at social risk to have a better future through education. Become a sponsor to one of them in any one of the education projects run by the Jesuits in the Amazon Region, all located in areas of great poverty and neglect.
$300 a year will enable a Fe y Alegria teacher in Latin America to participate in a professional development program.
A $1,500 US Dollars donation will help 190 beneficiaries (including girls, boys and teenagers) from three districts of Cangallo to have libraries.
In Argentina, Fe y Alegria has over 30 school campuses serving approximately 5,000 girls, boys, and youth living in poverty.
In Bolivia, your gift of $25 will pay for a child's education for a month and $300 will pay for a child's education for a year in one of Fe y Alegria's (Faith and Joy) schools in Bolivia.
In Chile, your gift of $25 will pay for a child's education for a month and $300 will pay for a child's education for a year in one of Fe y Alegria's (Faith and Joy) 10 schools in Chile.
In Haiti, your gift of $25 will pay for a child's education for a month and $300 will pay for a child's education for a year in one of Fe y Alegria's (Faith and Joy) two schools in Haiti.
In Peru, your gift of $25 will pay for a child's education for a month and $300 will pay for a child's education for a year in one of Fe y Alegria's (Faith and Joy) schools in Peru.
In Venezuela, your gift of $25 will pay for a child's education for a month and $300 will pay for a child's education for a year in one of Fe y Alegria's (Faith and Joy) 600 schools in Venezuela.
$50 will enable a teacher to participate in a values education workshop and $1,500 will enable 30 teachers to participate in a full workshop. Training in values is essential to the work of Faith and Joy whose sorce of inspiration is the Gospel.
The House of the Angels project seeks to work with pregnant women who are thinking of having an abortion, offering them medical, psychological, spiritual, family and occupational accompaniment, and food.
Help support the acquisition of training materials for catechists of the Apostolic Vicariate of San Francisco Javier. With a $1,500 US Dollars donation, 1,300 peaseant catechists will receive training materials.