DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY
OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
INTERNATIONAL PROJECT SERVICES
Daughters of Charity International Project Services was established to help the
Sisters in developing countries to carry out their mission of service to those who
are poor. LEARN MORE>
Tuberculosis is common and deadly in the rural village of Tangainony. In 1965 the Sisters opened a dispensary to treat patients and continue to receive 13 to 15 new cases every month. Appropriate available medication is not enough to cure many of these patients whose poverty, malnutrition, and distance from the dispensary complicate their treatment. For some...
St. Vincent School educates 500 preschool and primary school students. Many of the children who come from broken homes or disadvantaged families suffer the ill effects of a poor diet and even malnutrition in some cases. In households that cannot afford gas or electricity, the youngsters might not receive a hot meal at home. In fact, the school staff has remarked...
Phnom Penh, Cambodia provides free primary education; however, high school youth often drop out of school because tuition costs are very high. Large numbers of uneducated and impoverished young people and widespread poverty has led to desperation, human trafficking or other survival-crimes. To combat these issues, the Sisters established a program for families...