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"Helping others"

In a get-together in Nairobi in 1989, Blessed Alvaro suggested that the best service we can render the poor is to give them the skills needed to find a job.

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Kimlea Technical Training Centre

Near Nairobi, Kenya, Kimlea began in 1989 under the encouragement of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo. To date about 12,000 women have benefited, most of them young girls working on the tea and coffee plantations.

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"Where charity is a reality"

"Where charity is a reality"

A recent roundtable at IESE Business School for Alvaro del Portillo's centenary recalled how he urged the “setting up of business schools all over the world that would teach the Church’s social doctrine and where charity would be a reality."

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Universities Inspired by Catholicism: Identity, Culture, Communication

Universities Inspired by Catholicism: Identity, Culture, Communication

The following are some excerpts from a study by Juan Manuel Mora published in n. 54 of the journal Romana. The topic of this essay is a series of questions frequently asked by those who work in universities with a Catholic identity: What does a university’s “Catholic identity” mean? What are its main manifestations? How should it influence the activities of those who work there? How can it be communicated effectively?

Flowers for Madrid

Flowers for Madrid

"La Veguilla" is an extensive greenhouse in Madrid that employs 150 people, most of whom are mentally handicapped. Many consider this nursery one of the best in Spain.

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Metro Achievement Program

Metro Achievement Program

Metro helps Chicago's disadvantaged youngsters to become better students and better people through after-school and summertime programs that integrate academics with virtues.

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