DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY
OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
INTERNATIONAL PROJECT SERVICES
|decrease human suffering
increase human potential
The Daughters of Charity in Madagascar require a new vehicle in order to deliver spiritual and moral guidance in the semi-desert region of Betroka, a very underdeveloped area that lacks food, clean water, and education. The population has held onto strong traditional beliefs and resisted change due to its remote location, and travel is especially difficult due...
For women in this rural, agricultural region, their lack of opportunity combined with child-rearing and home responsibilities make it very difficult to contribute to the family income. This adversely affects financially struggling households. Since the population is composed of primarily small farmers, educational opportunities for the children are limited....
The Daughters of Charity working in the Ukraine care for people who are sick, homeless and poor. Accounts indicate that in the area around Fontanka, there are 3,000 homeless persons, not including children. A breakdown in the family unit, addiction and unemployment contribute to a huge disparity in living conditions. Many have lost everything, including their...
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>