Monthly Archives: February 2010

Ayacucho Mental Health Clinic (Peru)

Columban Sister Anne Carbon provides professional services including pharmacology, individual and group psychotherapy and substance abuse programs to the community and area.The work has grown from visiting a few patients in their homes to serving over 2000 patients with psychiatric evaluations, treatment and rehabilitation. (Peru)

Categories: Caregiving, Health Care / Medical, Peru Projects |

Manuel Duato Special Needs School (Peru)

Largely ignored by Peruvian society, children with different abilities and special needs are educated and given proper healthcare here. The Manuel Duato school was organized by Columbans more than 30 years ago in response to the large numbers of poor Lima families raising children with mental disabilities.

Categories: Caregiving, Education, Education, Peru Projects |

Seed Potato Agronomy Project (Peru)

Neglect nearly devastated the indigenous potato in this area but thanks to advanced horticulture methods, the seed potato is making a successful return. This will help feed hundreds of families as well as the local economy.

Categories: Agriculture / Nutrition, Livelihood, Peru Projects |

Pedaling to Live (Philippines)

Assists local Pedicab taxi operators earn a living wage for their families by helping them finance necessary equipment. Most of the pedicab drivers do not own their own vehicles; they rent them out by paying a daily fee. (Philippines)

Categories: Philippines Projects, Socio-Economic |

Mother and Child Clinics (Pakistan)

Poor women in Pakistan have extreme difficulty obtaining good health care for themselves and their babies, so Columbans provide maternity programs, neo and postnatal care, and vaccinations to mothers and their newborns. (Pakistan)

Categories: Caregiving, Health Care / Medical, Pakistan Projects |

Wai Maw Parish School (Myanmar)

Columbans provide and education and support to young students age 3-14. Many are orphans or are abandoned. The military junta has systematically destroyed the education system, and teachers have very little incentive to teach. (Myanmar)

Categories: Burma / Myanmar Projects, Education, Education |

Fighting Illiteracy (Pakistan)

This elementary school that provides a Catholic education to many local children is in need of structural repairs and new education programs and curriculum. The parishioners said they wanted a school because they knew that education would help them break the cycle of poverty and achieve a better life for their families. (Pakistan)

Categories: Education, Pakistan Projects |

Corpus Christi Community Center (Mexico)

This multi-faceted project will bring spiritual, recreational and catechetical opportunities to the people of Rancho Anapra. It will be a beacon of hope in an otherwise violent world. The parents want to protect their kids from the drugs and violence that permeates Juarez and all the communities surrounding it. (Mexico)

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Calendar of Events

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Peace and Reconciliation

“The clothes of justice are woven with patience and compassion, with the help of the Master Weaver. The color of each thread is vibrant in its own right but together the threads take on the radiant glow of wholeness. Each …

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