Training for Trauma Healing Specialists

(Brazil) Trauma Healing Ministry

Father Dennis Moorman works in partnership with other specialized NGOs to train therapists throughout Brazil to help them become more proficient in dealing with the detrimental effects of trauma in people’s lives. Your kind support will help spread this healing love of Jesus around the world.
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(Bolivia) Ministry to Newly Release Prisoners

(Bolivia) Ministry to Newly Released Prisoners

Ministry to newly released prisoners under the direction of Father Juan Zuniga, M.M., first begins by visiting the prisoners who are interested in spiritual counseling, preparing for the sacraments, attending the Eucharist and/or seeking some assistance with a medical or emergency need. The program, which promotes Pope Francis' Jubilee Year of Mercy, then provides a safe place for group discussions that offer opportunities for the newly released prisoners to help themselves through a sharing of their experiences as well as the information and skills necessary for making the transition.
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(Latin America) Forum for Promoting Social Change

(Latin America) Forum for Promoting Social Change

Following Pope Francis' call that we are all missionary disciples of Jesus, Father Eugene Toland, M.M., is spearheading a forum of leaders from different countries in Latin America to exchange experiences and explore areas of collaboration toward social transformation among leaders of grassroots groups in Latin America. With your help, this forum will provide an opportunity to strengthen relationships and collaboration in Pope Francis' Jubilee Year of Mercy.
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(Peru) Massage Therapy Training for the Blind

(Peru) Massage Therapy Training for the Blind

Father Kyungsu Son, M.M., is coordinating workshops to train blind people in massage therapy techniques, Shiatsu and reflexology. With this 12-month training, young blind adults are able to become productive members within society while providing income for their families. Your gift will enable blind students to learn from licensed blind professors the application of theoretical and practical concepts of body therapies, the anatomy of human bone structure and muscle systems, and the functional physiology of the organs and joints.
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(Peru) AIDS Shelter for Women and Children

(Peru) AIDS Shelter for Women and Children

This is one of two AIDS shelters in Peru for women and children. Located in Lima, Hogar de Vida houses four women and 12 children. It is also a drop-in center for HIV patients -- 14 woman and 32 children. In addition to serving three meals a day, Hogar provides occupational therapy and assistance to people navigating the complex public health system. Most of the program cost is for food, so your gift will give an AIDS patient a hot meal and a reason to go on.
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(Vietnam) Working Skills Training for Youth

(Vietnam) Working Skills Training for Youth

In this two-year project and in partnership with two District Skills Training Centers in Nam Dinh Province, Hai Hau and Xuan Truong, Maryknoll aims to improve the professional working skills of 100 trainees and trainee-graduates from these centers who are not yet employed. The project will aim to build the capacity of the two Skill Training Centers and one local garment company to provide essential skills and appropriate attitudes for trainee-graduates and new workers to help them become more successful in the workplace. Your gift will make a difference.
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(Vietnam) Economic and Life-Skills Training for Women

(Vietnam) Economic and Life-Skills Training for Women

Maryknoll is partnering with the Womenís Union of Hai Hau District in Nam Dinh Province to provide initial capital and training to 25 poor rural women for income improvement by means of an Indian Red Worm Household Breeding Program. The project will provide some Life Skills trainings to these women. The project aims to augment the agricultural income of the families of these women, empower these women to play a larger and stronger role in the economic and social lives of their families and the wider community, and to lessen the chance that they will become victims of domestic violence. Your gift provides for a brighter future for these women.
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(Vietnam) Capacity Building for the Blind

(Vietnam) Capacity Building for the Blind

In partnership with the Training and Rehabilitation Center for the Blind (TRCB) in Hanoi, the training arm of the Vietnam Blind Association (VBA), and with the Hai Duong Province Blind Association (HDBA) and the Vinh Phuc Province Blind Association (VPBA), Maryknoll will give training courses in capacity building and life skills to blind people at the three centers. The project provides training in skills they need to better implement programs to assist their blind members and to provide basic life skills training to blind people, especially to women. The project beneficiaries are 120 blind staff people from the Vinh Phuc Blind Association, 276 blind staff from the Hai Duong Blind Association, 75 blind women from Hai Duong Blind Association and 150 blind people who will receive training at the TRCB in Hanoi. The project will provide equipment and facility upgrading for the TRCB massage center. You can help!
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(Taiwan) Migrant Care and Counseling

(Taiwan) Migrant Care and Counseling

Maryknoll Ministry to Foreign Migrant workers and New Immigrants in Taiwan is in the Diocese of Taichung and Archdiocese of Taipei. The two Ugnayan centers and shelters serve and welcome all foreign migrant workers in Taiwan. We reach out to the foreign migrant workers, the new immigrants, foreign spouses and their families. We rent buildings for church, activities, training centers and shelters for foreign migrant workers. We provide free educational training to help improve the job skills of the workers ( electronic repairs, carpentry, dressmaking), basic Chinese language, leadership formation, lectures and seminars. We partner and network with other church groups and NGOís in doing advocacy for migrant workers rights and government agencies for trainings. With your help, Father Joyalito Tajonera, M.M., can support these migrant workers.
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(Thailand) Relief and Education for Burmese Refugees

(Thailand) Relief and Education for Burmese Refugees

For more than two decades, Wat Prok School, established by Maryknoll, has provided education, skill training as well as clothing, food and medical assistance to 50-60 migrant boys of Mon Migrants who range from six to 17 years old. Limited employment opportunities in the Southern part of Myanmar and civil strife have displaced more than 500,000 people in Thailand. Your gift supports the needs of these displaced young men.
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(Nepal) Earthquake Relief and Human Development

(Nepal) Earthquake Relief and Human Development

Through the generosity of our benefactors, Father Joe Thaler, M.M., continues to rebuild the multiple programs that aim at providing health care and education for the workers employed by the brick factories as well as taking care of people residing in remote villages. In addition, the Trans Himalayan Environmental Livelihood Program provided training in cultivation, briquette making, organic farming and vermicomposting. The Freed Kamaiya Upliftment Forum supports the freed kamaiya children through education promotion activities, empowers the freed kamaiya women through the training about income generation and capacity building, and sensitizes the freed kamaiya women through STI and HIV/AIDS awareness orientation activities. The Disabled Welfare Association is a 10-month sewing program for the differently abled to learn how to sew with the objective of increasing awareness about their rights and enabling them to earn for themselves and their families. With your help, Maryknoll can continue these projects in Nepal and provide a brighter future for families.
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(Myanmar) Leadership Training and Nutritional Support

(Myanmar) Leadership Training and Nutritional Support

Father J im Kofski, M.M., and Emelita L. Valdez, a Philippine Catholic Lay Mission (PCLM) partner, will offer an integrated education and leadership training workshop to parish leaders, youth and children, and they will include workshops on income generating skills and organize them into Basic Ecclesial Communities. The project provides educational and nutritional support to more than 150 children.
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(Cambodia) Horizons Vocational Training Institute

(Cambodia) Horizons Vocational Training Institute

This project responds to the cross-border trafficking of girls and women and provides trafficking survivors and at-risk girls with primary education and then 9th grade education (all within a 9-month period) so they can pass the government equivalency exam. They are provided hotel and tourism training for 2 years where they can each choose to study one of the following specialties: Reception/Front Office; Waitress, Cashier and Catering; Cookís Assistant and buffet setup or Housekeeping and hotel Laundry. Their training includes job placement in an international or boutique hotel in Phnom Penh where the graduates receive high salaries and benefits and so can help support themselves and their families in dignity.
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(Cambodia) Deaf Hostel Project

(Cambodia) Deaf Hostel Project

Educating the deaf in Cambodia continues to make a difference to more than 51,000 deaf people and one half million who are hard-of-hearing. You can help Fr. Charles Dittmeier, M.M., MMAF, provide hostels to house and feed students and provide education, job training, interpreting, sign language, deaf community development and social services.
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(Cambodia) Deaf Development Program

(Cambodia) Deaf Development Program

Fr. Charles Dittmeier, M.M. heads the only agency in Cambodia for deaf adults, providing basic education, job training, sign-language development and interpretation, deaf-community development, and social services. Father's objective is to educate and train deaf individuals who can then form a community which advocates for itself and can be integrated into hearing society. Your gift will make this dream a reality.
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(Cambodia) Anlong Kngan Impoverished Programs

(Cambodia) Anlong Kngan Impoverished Programs

Thanks to Father Robert Wynne, M.M., and others, Maryknoll continues to service the impoverished folks living in shanties outside Phnom Penh in Anlong Kngan by looking after their health and the education of their children. We seek out the abandoned elderly, providing a couple of hot meals a week and, when possible, attend to their medical needs.
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(Bangladesh) Trade School for Women

(Bangladesh) Trade School for Women

Founded in 1992 by Father Bill Tillson, M.M., and continued by Father William McIntire, M.M., this mission teaches poor women how to sew professionally so they can help support their families. In addition, women receive an academic education since many never went to school.
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(Myanmar/Bangladesh) Economic Development Projects

(Myanmar/Bangladesh) Economic Development Projects

Father Robert McCahill, M.M., has spent more than 25 years traveling throughout Bangladesh and Myanmar to create and help to implement small, easy-to-manage income generating projects such as plantations, fish ponds and piggeries. These projects generate funds to support student boarding facilities through hostels that were built for the students.
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