DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY
OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
INTERNATIONAL PROJECT SERVICES
|decrease human suffering
increase human potential
Founded in 1962 and run by the Sisters, the St. Vincent de Paul School reaches low income boys, girls, and youth of Tecpan Guatemala. Eighty –five percent of the 78,732 inhabitants of Tecpan are indigenous peoples who come from impoverished economic backgrounds. This town is located 87 kms from the capital and the opportunity for education is minimal. The Daughters...
The Daughters of Charity Carmelo Hospital, in Chokwe, is an essential health facility serving the surrounding population of 187,000. Extreme poverty and ignorance regarding the spread of HIV and AIDS treatment contribute to dreadfully high HIV transmission and prevalence rates in Chokwe. In fact, many still rely on traditional customs and only turn to the DREAM...
This two-year multi-faceted program initiated by the Daughters of Charity in Bogota will develop awareness, provide education, and prevent the crime of human trafficking. Internal conflict and economic difficulties have contributed to the growth of human trafficking in Colombia, and it now ranks number three among the highest trafficking rates worldwide. Human...
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>