Archive: Social initiatives

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With Spade in Hand

With Spade in Hand

A group of young Germans and Africans teamed up last summer to help build a dormitory for girls in a school in a poor district of central Uganda.

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A Glance at ISSI Nursing School in the Congo

A Glance at ISSI Nursing School in the Congo

Since 1997, the Higher Institute of Nursing Sciences (ISSI) has trained nurses to provide quality, personalized care for patients and their families. These interviews with those who organize and benefit from ISSI offer a closer glimpse. ISSI also receives financial support from Harambee International.

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Fighting Malnutrition in Tanzania

Fighting Malnutrition in Tanzania

An article published in the November 10 edition of “Avvenire” in Milan. The Campus Bio-Medico University in Rome is heading a joint effort with other universities and institutions to promote nutritional literacy in a poor district in Tanzania.

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Economic Rebellion of the "Tea Slaves"

Economic Rebellion of the "Tea Slaves"

An article published in "El Mundo" about the Kimlea Training Centre, a corporate work of Opus Dei in Kenya that seeks to give women the skills needed to escape from their life as tea pickers on the Maramba plantation.

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"Just Start. Ways to help people"

"Just Start. Ways to help people"

The eleven videos in this series on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, offered each month during the Jubilee Year of Mercy, can now be accessed on a single page.

Just Start
A New Primary School for Ugandans

A New Primary School for Ugandans

Since 1996 Bugala, an Opus Dei centre in Kampala, has organized work camps in villages in Uganda. This year, a group of Germans, Spaniards and Ugandans completed Phase 2 of St. Mary's Primary School.

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Just Start (9): Offer Work Opportunities

Just Start (9): Offer Work Opportunities

In this 9th video in the series on the works of mercy, people from Uruguay, Italy and the Philippines talk about initiatives that seek to help provide opportunities for finding work, an essential element of human dignity.

Just Start
Saving the Unborn

Saving the Unborn

Domtila, a supernumerary member of the Prelature with 6 children, has spent the past 25 years running a crisis pregnancy center in Nairobi, Kenya that has saved the lives of many babies.

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