(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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(Peru) AIDS Shelter

(Peru) AIDS Shelter

La Posadita del Buen Pastor (Little Inn of the Good Shepherd) provides shelter, food and medical care for 15 children and two women. This is one of only two AIDS shelters in Peru for women and children. Please help Father Joseph Fedora, M.M., keep them safe and healthy. Your gift will do so much good. The purpose of the project is to provide shelter, food and medical care for children and women with HIV/AIDS. La Posadita del Buen Pastor (Little Inn of the Good Shepherd) was founded in 1998 by Sr. Victoria Mestas, a Good Shepherd Sister. Today, 33 children and 4 women are living at the Posadita. At present, 1-out-of-3 people with HIV are women. It is believed that among the HIV population who are unaware of their diagnosis, there are more women than men. La Posadita is one of only two AIDS shelters in Peru for women and children.
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(Chile) Parroquia Cristo Resucitado Curico

(Chile) Parroquia Cristo Resucitado Curico

Existing on limited donations from its poor parishioners, the Parish of Cristo Resucitado needs your assistance to continue its soup kitchen, which provides more than 150 meals a day to the needy. In addition, the parish provides financial aid to seven of its students studying at the university, and runs a youth group for children during winter and summer vacations. This is a strong and vital parish. Your donations will help keep their assistance programs running.
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(Bolivia) School Tutoring

(Bolivia) School Tutoring

This Maryknoll program, directed by Father Francis Higdon, M.M., consists of three schools--Nueva Vera Cruz, Costanera and Alto Monte Rancho. The program provides food, educational materials and tutoring for more than 130 needy children each school year. Help us make a difference in the lives of children who would otherwise be unable to go to school. Your gift will open the way to a hopeful future.
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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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(Thailand) Assistance to Refugees and Migrants

(Thailand) Assistance to Refugees and Migrants

Poor living conditions and violence in their homelands have resulted in an increase in refugees into Thailand from Sri Lanka, Pakistan and other countries in the Middle East. Your gift enables Father Thomas Dunleavy, M.M., and others to take care of their physical needs by providing food, clothing, shelter, medical care and education to families.
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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) Assistance to HIV and AIDS Victims

(Myanmar) Assistance to HIV and AIDS Victims

In collaboration with Maryknoll Sister Mary Grenough, M.M., MCHAN ñ the Myanmar Catholic HIV/AIDS Network ñ was developed to include 18 local programs in 16 of the countryís 18 dioceses. These programs, under Father James Kofski, M.M., offer holistic assistance to reduce the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Myanmar, and to alleviate the suffering of persons and families already affected by the disease. Its aim also is to establish community-based health and education, care and support of pregnant mothers, their children, their partners and the youth with primary purpose to reduce HIV infections from mothers to babies.
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(Myanmar) Nyaungdon Boarding House

(Myanmar) Nyaungdon Boarding House

Your gift will support the poorest children at risk of the Dala slums of Yangon in boarding houses in Nyaungdon, Maubin and Kyailak, and two orphanages in Pathein. Activities focus on developing reading, writing and speaking skills as well as physical well-being through balanced meals. With your generous support, Father James Kofski, M.M., can continue this critical project which impacts hundreds of children from very poor families who suffer because their parents are busy working and cannot provide proper supervision, education and nutrition themselves.
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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) Seedling of Hope - Youth Project

(Cambodia) Seedling of Hope – Youth Project

Seedling of Hope Youth helps orphans and vulnerable children affected by and infected with HIV/AIDS in Cambodia. Maryknoll provides food security as well as education, medical and psychosocial support for a combined total of 375 orphans and vulnerable children. Most of the children live with a remaining parent who is HIV+ or an extended family member (i.e. grandmother). Fifty-five children live in Maryknoll sponsored group homes, foster homes or transitional homes to independent living for youth. They have no family with whom to live. In addition, 35 pregnant HIV+ destitute women, 97 newly delivered HIV+women and their 98 babies benefit from the Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission component of the project. Without Maryknoll's intervention, many of these children would not be alive today and many others would not be in school. Seedling of Hope Youth has saved many children from a life on the streets or scavenging garbage to survive. Your gift makes a difference! The Seedling of Youth project supports a total of 653 orphan and vulnerable children & youth resulting from HIV/AIDS of whom 318 are male and 335 are female. Out of this, 211 are HIV+ with 98 male and 113 female. Five hundred of these children are in home-based care or living with their families. The project helps keep these children with their families. 153 are in residential care, 19 of whom are HIV+ children in foster care; 74 HIV+ in six group homes; and 42 are in transitional homes for independent living. All children are enrolled in school, ranging from first grade to skillsí training and university. Two youths in the program completed a university degree in Psychology and one finished in vocational training to work in the hotel or hospitality trade. Therefore, the project continues to achieve its goal of improving the life children and youth orphaned and vulnerable due to HIV/AIDS, as well as to provide opportunities for them to develop mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually.
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(Cambodia) Community Health and Education Project

(Cambodia) Community Health and Education Project

This project meets the needs of poor children in the five villages of Beoung Tum Pun's public schools with two major aspects of the program: tutorial fees for primary and secondary school and a program of overseeing the education of each child by our school assistance manager.
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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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(Kenya) Pastoral and Social Activities for the Youth

(Kenya) Pastoral and Social Activities for the Youth

There is a general need to attract more young people to the church. With your help, Father John Waldrep, M.M., will develop church programs that are targeted to the young men and women with a focus on both pastoral and social activities. The programs will include music and drama festivals, indoor and outdoor games, and other ways in which the youth can grow spiritually, socially and physically.
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(Kenya) Build the Queen of Peace Primary School

(Kenya) Build the Queen of Peace Primary School

Known to have the highest illiteracy levels in the country, there is a great need to provide a school for the children in North Eastern Kenya. Through your generosity, Father Lance Nadeau, M.M., will build the Queen of Peace Primary School that will help increase the literacy levels and provide a brighter future for these children.
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(Tanzania) Build a New Children's Social Hall

(Tanzania) Build a New Children’s Social Hall

Father Edward Schoellmann, M.M., serves in mission in the far eastern part of Tanzaniaís Sinyanga Diocese. With the large number of children in the parish, there is a need to have a social hall where the children can meet and participate in activities, including catechism classes, drama festivals and other youth activities. With your help, this facility for the children can be built.
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(Kenya) Convent for Little Sisters of St. Francis

(Kenya) Convent for Little Sisters of St. Francis

For more than 30 years, Father John Lange, M.M., labored in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, supporting the spiritual well-being, education and health care of the people with whom he worked. In 2014, he returned to the impoverished community in Tanzania serving the poor, the hungry, the malnourished, the sick and the dying. Father John is constructing a convent for the Little Sisters of St. Francis who join him in continuing to respond to the poor in Tanzania.
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(South Sudan) Blindness Prevention and Rehabilitation

(South Sudan) Blindness Prevention and Rehabilitation

Father John Barth, M.M., continues to respond to the need in South Sudan to assist the blind and provide treatment for blindness prevention and rehabilitation. Scholarships for medical staff to learn ophthalmic care will be offered and a new eye clinic will be constucted for the newly trained staff to work upon completion of their studies in Tanzania. This will be the first eye clinic in the state of Eastern Equatoria, which has a population of more than one million residents. Your gift will make a difference.
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