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>
Since 1947, the sisters have been serving those who are poor in Zmigrod, an isolated area once ruled by communism. High unemployment has forced many young people to escape to the European Union. The remaining families consist of female heads of households, and sick and poor elderly. Without steady incomes, this deprived populace struggles to pay for their utilities,...
For 72 years, the Daughters of Charity have extended assistance to vulnerable children who are victims of abuse, violence, neglect and often abandonment. Their goal is to improve their mental, physical, social and spiritual condition. These youngsters, ages 7 to 15, participate either full-time or part-time at the Daughters of Charity Home, and receive support...
Life expectancy in the Congo dropped 9% in the 1990’s as a result of HIV/AIDS. Though some improvements have been made since 2002, Congo still suffers from continuing sporadic armed conflicts, severe poverty, disease, food insecurity, and lack of basic social services. Treatment of AIDS is problematic, especially considering widespread malnutrition combined...