Throughout our 61-year history, we have left our mark in more than 76 countries through our own offices and local counterparts, seeking to improve people´s quality of life, no matter where they are.
Projects carried out globally
We supported our local office to face the sanitary crisis and strengthened the care of children, young and elderly people through centers, homes, residencies as well as artistic and educative projects.
We have collaborated in various projects, for example, rebuilding part of Saint Joseph’s Home, where 50 elderly people live and which was destroyed after a tree fell.
In Argentina, we mainly contribute to the following SDGs:
We rendered emergency relief through Bomberos Unidos Sin Fronteras (United Firefighters Without Borders) to deal with the damage caused by hurricanes Eta and Iota.
We have collaborated with Promete Foundation to complete the building of the residence for elderly people “Monseñor Luis Gutierrez” in Cerro Gordo, Morazan.
In Guatemala, we mainly contribute to the following SDGs:
We have helped our local office with their Guarataro Socio-educational Community by guaranteeing food and promoting health, education and hygiene to the participants. This center follows the Montessori method, based on respect to children and the environment.
Moreover, we have provided emergency aid to hundreds of families, supplying food and warm clothing, with the aim of dealing with the damage caused by the hurricanes. We also continued with the meals service through the Robin Hood Restaurant.
In Honduras, we mainly contribute to the following SDGs:
We collaborated with Fundación Hermanos de la Calle (Brothers of the Street Foundation) to create care homes for people living in the streets of Miami. Furthermore, we are helping a soup kitchen in New York through Saint Rita’s Church in Bronx.
Our projects in the United States contribute to the following SDGs:
Through Misioneros de África Padres Blancos (White Fathers Missionaries of Africa), we carried a rainwater harvesting project to facilitate access to irrigation water to the community. In this way, we encouraged the development and cooperation among the local people.
In Burundi, we mainly contribute to the following SDGs:
In the city of Gondar, we collaborated with the NGO AYME to continue supporting the Maternity Center Mulu to help improve maternal and infant health.
Furthermore, we cooperated in the rehabilitation of the University Hospital’s Orphan Residence in the city, as well as obtaining the funding for the orphan’s higher education. Alongside the Ethiopian embassy we have participated in the donation of medical supplies.
In Ethiopia, we mainly contribute to the following SDGs:
Until April 2021 we maintained our regular support to the Chiesa delle Santissime Stimmate di San Francesco (Holy Stigmata of St. Francis’ Church), a 24h-church, providing breakfast and counseling for people living in the street. After this Church had to close due to the pandemic, we continued this collaboration in the Church Santa Lucia of Gonfalone, where between 70-100 breakfasts are served every Wednesday and about 120 meals every Sunday.
This project mainly contributes to the following SDGs: