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INDIA

India, with more than a billion inhabitants, is the second most populous country in the world and the poverty of a great part of its population remains enormous. Many minors are excluded from the educational system because they are poor and find themselves working, often in conditions of abuse and violence, in order to survive and to help their families.

The Salvatorian missionaries have been present in India since 1989. We work so that education may be assured to everyone. Thus we have built and manage schools in the states of Assam (in Dhing and Nagaon) and Meghalaya (in Laitkynsew). In Ranchi, in the state of Jharkhand, we are building a new school, complete with living facilities to host the youngsters.

The project - Construction of an elementary school and a multi-purpose room  

 
 

Father Rosario along with children from the Salvatorian school.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location:

Laitkynsew, Stato of Meghalaya

Sector:

Education

Beneficiaries:

160 students; local community

Objectives:

To promote the rural development of the North East of India through an investment in infrastructures and programmes for education in the 36 villages of Laitkynsew.

Activity:

The construction and furnishing of a two-storey building composed of four classrooms, an office for the administration, a room for the teachers/health workers, and two multi-purpose rooms for the community.

 

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PHILIPPINES

The Philippines are a state with a demographic growth among the highest in all of south-east Asia. Two thirds of the inhabitants live on the island of Luzon in the metropolitan area of the capital Manila, which has more than 11 million inhabitants. Poverty is still a reality lived by a large part of the population, particularly in this metropolitan area, characterised by the presence of many slums.

The Project -  - Schools in the slums of Manila

  It is in these realities that the Salvatorians work to help the youths to build a future. In Parola, one of the slums of Manila, they run an educational project within the slum itself. 

 

Location:

The Philippines - Parola and Payatas slums in Manila

Sector:

Education

Beneficiaries:

586 students and their parents

Objective:

To offer to youth a way out of structural poverty through education.

Activity:

Preparation of young people for conferring of the diploma equivalent to that of scholastic instruction over a long period. Seminars for parents.