The General Council of Administration of the Carmelite Missionaries, meeting in Rome from the 12 to the 19 of November of 2018, has approved the financing of 23 NEW SOLIDARITY PROJECTS and has agreed to continue supporting some others during the 2019 year.
We present now the description of the projects, with the objectives they hope to achieve.
SOLIDARITY PROJECTS FOR 2019
Thanks to the kindness and the work of many, we have been able to contribute to the implementation of many projects that become life expectancy for our brothers. Now we have approved 26 projects in different demarcations, which, for their objectives and their beneficiaries, are a source of joy and gratitude to the Lord who does not allow himself to be overcome in generosity.
The Lagoon (San Salvador)
Through this project, a clinical laboratory has been equipped in order to detect certain conditions early in children and the elderly and to better assist pregnant women.
- A microscope, a holter, and an electrocardiograph have been acquired.
- It has made it possible to extend clinical care to the villages through a mobile unit.
- Progress has been made in the early diagnosis of health problems, avoiding risks and complications.
- The beneficiaries have assessed the attention given to them very positively.
The project has facilitated the acquisition of recent bread at affordable cost to Masái families and others in the school environment.
- An oven and the necessary utensils for making bread have been purchased and installed.
- The bakery is fully operational with proper licenses and supplies 3 schools in the area, offering work to 3 people.
- The family meal has been completed with quality bread and at a price accessible to families.
- It has led to a greater relationship with the Masái families and different tribes and religions of the place.
- The project is in the process of self-sustaining.
The project has developed a theoretical-practical program to promote the comprehensive education of 194 girls and young people not in school.
- The project has received more beneficiaries than those expected at the beginning during the three years of its duration.
- Of the total 11 girls passed the primary school exam.
- Some of the girls have joined secondary school.
- The infrastructure has been improved with the construction of a bathroom.
The project has facilitated the acquisition of fresh bread at affordable cost to the Masai families and others from the school environment.
- An oven and the necessary utensils for bread making have been purchased and installed.
- The bakery is fully operational with the necessary permits, and it supplies bread to 3 schools in the area, offering work to 3 people.
- Family diet has been completed with quality bread at a price accessible to families.
- It has fostered a greater relationship with the Masai families and different tribes and religions of the place.
- The project is in the process of self-sustainability.