DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY
OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
INTERNATIONAL PROJECT SERVICES
|decrease human suffering
increase human potential
Twenty-nine elderly persons, ages 66 to 98, live at San Jose Home for the Elderly where they receive care and shelter. However, since 60% of these residents are bed-bound or semi bed-bound, inadequate equipment exacerbates injuries and diseases as well physical + mental deterioration. The Sisters attempt to provide a safe, relaxing and comforting environment...
Uttar Pradesh offers limited employment opportunities in fields other than agriculture making residents dependent on seasonal agricultural work. About 30% of the population lives in poverty which has led to frequent migration to other states and cities in search of a stable and adequate income. The literacy rate is very low in this rural area, especially for...
The majority of the population of the Bonga Kaffa area in southern Ethiopia work as subsistence farmers on small parcels of land under harsh conditions. In this rural area there is little opportunity for needed employment particularly for women and youth. The Sisters' social services program at the Bonga Center includes informal skill training which includes...
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>