ARCORES General Assembly The General Assembly of ARCORES International took place on October 18 and 19, during which the new Board of Directors was approved. Jaazeal Jakosalem replaces Antonio Carrón as president. José Alberto Moreno replaces Simón Puertas as vicepresident. Javier Sánchez continues as executive director. Jaazeal Jakosalem has been, from 2006 to 2018, coordinator

Favela de Rocinha

SolidAction: Something nice

René González, ARCORES Brasil Think A friend asked me to consider writing something “nice” instead of talking about the poverty, violence, selfishness, and tragedy in which the world is immersed. That friend’s request made me think. That’s what some friends make you do: think. In fact, I thought about what he was asking me to

Lar Santa Mónica

Feast Day of Saint Monica Today we celebrate the feast of Saint Monica. We present the works of ARCORES whose patron saint is the mother of Saint Augustine. Home in Fortaleza In Brazil we have three projects with this name. The Saint Monica Home aims to welcome girls and adolescents to whom the competent authorities

Pedicura Lar Santa Mónica

It offers educational and professional training opportunities The Game Change Project is part of the public policies of the Government of the State of Ceará for adolescents, by offering social, cultural, sports and professional qualification activities, in addition to encouraging the return to school of those who have left the classroom for disinterest or reluctance.

Premio Jaime Brunet Monseñor Azcona

For the fight against trafficking and child prostitution Monsignor José Luis Azcona Hermoso, Augustinian Recollect and bishop emeritus of Marajó (Brazil), has received the Jaime Brunet International Award for the promotion of Human Rights from the Public University of Navarra (UPNA) 2021, for his fight against sexual exploitation and trafficking of women and minors in

Centro Social Santo Agostinho

On April 2, the 5th day of medical and dental care was held at the Santo Agostinho Social Center in Belém (Brazil), with the slogan “Pediatrics in Solidarity”. The work was carried out in collaboration with UFPA (Federal University of Pará). On this day we were able to provide 71 medical consultations and 26 dental

Niños apadrinados en Navidad

On Christmas Day, sponsored children of the “Star Project” in Belem do Para (Brazil) received food and toys as Christmas gifts. Meanwhile, in Portel (Brazil), where there are 193 children helped by sponsors from Spain and Rio de Janeiro, they will celebrate Three Wise Kings day, January 6, with a worship ceremony and the delivery

Monseñor Azcona, premio Internacional Jaime Brunet a la Promoción de los Derechos Humanos

Monsignor José Luis Azcona Hermoso, Augustinian Recollect from Navarra and bishop emeritus of Marajó (Brazil), has received the International Jaime Brunet Award for the Promotion of Human Rights of the Public University of Navarra (UPNA) 2021. The jury has rewarded “his tireless struggle for the promotion and defense of human rights in Brazil” and, in