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Professional Development of Women in Brazil

Morro Velho Social Center began in 1969 in Jardim Taboão, a poor village in the outskirts of São Paulo, with a small group of women from the village. Nowadays some 300 students graduate each year from its course of professional formation.

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Helping the sick and lonely

In Madrid, approximately 100,000 of the city's elderly live alone. They face many difficulties in their current situation. The Development and Assistance Foundation coordinates the work of hundreds of volunteers to reach out to those in need.

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Institute for Industrial Technology in Lagos, Nigeria

A new social initiative, a technical training program, has begun in Lagos, Nigeria. The organizers see the program as a Centennial "birthday present" for Blessed Josemaria.

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Paying to Work

KNA Bonn, Germany Sept. 5, 2000

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Signs of God's Mercy in Mumbai

Rohan, an engineering student, and Joel, a young worker, recently made a visit to the poor in Mumbai, India. They discovered many people abandoned by society and their families. A story published by AsiaNews.

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