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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.

ARCORES Volunteers seaweeds Palawan

Post-Typhoon Odette Community Rehabilitation Initiatives (Photos By Fray Jorr Rabacal, OAR / Story By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga) “The beneficiaries will always have a source of income because of the ARCORES support to their livelihood which is seaweed culture. Even if they harvest the seaweeds, they can still immediately replace the spent materials and continue the culture

Calle Esperanza 3

Calle Esperanza returns after the pandemic Last Saturday, July 2, the Calle Esperanza project of ARCORES Costa Rica and the CEAR (Centro de Espiritualidad Agustino Recoleta) of Costa Rica was resumed in San José. This programme had been paralysed for some time because of the pandemic. The night was rainy, and a tropical storm was

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Adding hearts of solidarity From Friday 1 July until 10 October, ARCORES Argentina will be raising funds for the Heart Solidarity Campaign (HSC), with the slogan “We build the future, we spread solidarity”. For more than three months, volunteers and collaborators of the Network in the country will celebrate, promote and practice solidarity within the

Haren Alde

Fr. Ángel Herrán, OAR From Haren Alde to ARCORES It was on May 30, 1997 when Fr. Javier Pipaón, prior general of the Augustinian Recollects at that time, decreed the creation in Chota (Peru) and in other countries, of the NGO Haren Alde, which means “In favour of”. In Spain it had been created a

Taller reciclaje

This Tuesday, May 17th, is the Day of Recycling. ARCORES works in the care of the Common House in different projects, but, in addition, in different schools of the Augustinian Recollect Family, children are taught the importance of recycling and protecting the environment. Schools in Spain In the Colegio San Agustín in Valladolid (Spain), the

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El proyecto Por Una Vida Digna comienza a dar servicio en San Cristóbal

With eight candidates This week, the services of the project Por Una Vida Digna Adolescentes Embarazadas de ARCORES Dominicana (For a Dignified Life for Pregnant Adolescents of ARCORES Dominicana) will begin in San Cristobal with eight candidates. This was confirmed by Dr. Sandra Solano, director of the program, on Friday, March 18, during the meeting

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

DYA

Agreement for ambulances Story & Photos By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga Detente y Ayuda (DYA) Filipinas, Inc., one of organizations that ARCORES International supports, is now in partnership with the 701st Ready Reserve Infantry Battalion (RRIBN) of the Reserve Command of the Philippine Army in executing ambulance operations in Cebu City and the rest of Metro Cebu.

Calle Esperanza

Hazel’s Testimony of Conversion Last Sunday, April 24, we celebrated the feast of the Conversion of St. Augustine. That is why we present to you the precious testimony of Hazel, from ARCORES Costa Rica: “How many times we have longed to have a face-to-face encounter with Jesus, how many times we have been commanded to

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