May 05, 2004
Students Find Ways to Help Kids in OttawaA newsletter from ASEOP (Association for Culture and Educational Development) talks about summer projects organized by some members of Opus Dei in Canada..
January 29, 2004
Crotona, an educational program in the BronxThe Crotona Center’s programs help about 200 boys a year expand their horizons and gain important virtues..
December 10, 2003
A São Paulo professional school helps women find work and serve their communityVeleiros is a women’s health care training school started by members and friends of Opus Dei in an impoverished São Paulo barrio..
September 25, 2003
Argentina: development programs in Santo ToméFor the past 16 years, a group of volunteers have been carrying out various programs of nutrition, hygiene and literacy in Santo Tomé, a city of 43,000 where 65% of the people are living under the poverty line..
July 14, 2003
A medical clinic in MexicoEvery Sunday at the crack of dawn, scores of indigenous Mazahuas and Otomíes gather at the old hacienda of San José de Toshi to receive medical treatment, participate in a training workshop, pick up a food ration or attend a Christian doctrine class..
May 15, 2003
CEFIM Women’s Development Center in Bolivia“To educate a woman is to educate a family” goes the motto of the Centro de Formación Integral para la Mujer (CEFIM), which was established in La Paz, Bolivia, in 1986. CEFIM offers women of limited means a broad-based program of training and education, which qualifies them for jobs and helps them improve their life situation..
April 08, 2003
Kinal, a technical training center in GuatemalaKinal began in 1961 with a group of bricklayers and carpenters in a poor area of Guatemala City. Today 700 young men are receiving technical training in the school to help them find work that will improve the economic situation of their family..
February 18, 2003
Jacarandá Community Development CenterThe Jacarandá Center, which includes a school and four other social programs, is a project in Guayaquil, the main port of Ecuador. This social initiative was inspired by the life and teachings of St. Josemaría Escrivá, the founder of Opus Dei..
November 14, 2002
Educational project in a marginal barrio in UruguayScarcity, poverty and misery were what a group of students from Montevideo found when they started teaching catechism in the Casavalle quarter in 1995. From this experience they developed the idea of a social project to alleviate the difficulties. Two years later land and premises were obtained, and thus was born Los Pinos Educational Center..
August 28, 2002
Working Hard in the Bronx: the Rosedale Summer Job-Training Program"Summer fun" for Rosedale Achievement Center’s high school girls means getting up early, working hard from 9:00 – 12:00, taking classes from 1:00 – 4:00 and going home tired, happy and with money in their pockets..
March 12, 2014