Secretariat for Solidarity and Development

Los Geranios de Huachipa, Chosica-Peru

Los Geranios de Huachipa, Chosica-Peru

The rainy season in Peru has seriously affected centres of population that are already in great socio-ecnomical difficulties. We have had natural catastrophes such as landslides and flooding as a result of the heavy rains. This has had a bad effect on agriculture, fishing, housing, roads and services especially the health service for ordinary people. […]

Generalate – First International Focus Meeting of Lasallian NGOs

Generalate –  First International Focus Meeting of Lasallian NGOs

We have just completed the first development meeting organized by the Secretariat for Solidarity and Development: 18 non-profit organizations for international cooperation of Lasallian NGOs, associations and foundations from 13 countries participated in two days of discussion and sharing experiences on issues with a focus on development: school integration in a quality system, safeguarding the […]

Generalate – Welcoming New Friends at the Casa Generalizia

Generalate – Welcoming New Friends at the Casa Generalizia

Monday, 24 October 2016, was an exciting day for Raneem and Majd as they arrived in Rome. Very different from most newlyweds landing in Italy, they came not to honeymoon, but rather to claim asylum.  After a courageous journey of travel from Homs, Syria, this young couple had the good fortune to turn up in […]

Situation in Southern Sudan: request for assistance

Situation in Southern Sudan: request for assistance

The violence that started in Wau in June between government soldiers and rebel groups caused civilians to flee their homes. Later, it spread as murder and plunder of civilian property. Thousands of people seek shelter to protect themselves at UNMISS (United Mission Headquarters), the Southern Sudan Red Cross and the Catholic Cathedral. People stay in […]

Haiti Emergency 2016

Haiti Emergency 2016

Our thoughts and prayers go out to our friends in Haiti who are suffering the consequences of Hurricane Matthew. Reports from Lasallians on Haiti’s Turtle Island indicate that the storm has devastated poorly constructed homes and has sunk many of the boats which provide important ferry services to the mainland. During the course of the […]

Generalate – Helping Others

Generalate – Helping Others

2015 Report From The Solidarity And Development Secretariat   Helping others. That’s what Lasallians do around the world.  In fact, during 2015, the Solidarity and Development Secretariat assumed 59 projects to help people in 26 different countries (1).  These projects (2) involved efforts to build human capacity through educational, vocational and training programs; improve people’s health […]

Italy – Beyond The Borders Experience from Regalbuto (Sicily)

Italy – Beyond The Borders Experience from Regalbuto (Sicily)

This year, “CONSIDERA”, the Federation of the Lasallian Solidarity Network of the District of Italy, launched the campaign: “NO FOOD NO HOPE”. In this framework,  everyday Bro. Rosario and Mrs. Rita, in Regalbuto, Sicily, offer FOOD and HOPE to more than 260 people, mostly babies and  senior citizens,  from 80 needy families. The Lasallian Youth […]

Italy – From the Armenian Genocide to the Contemporary Persecutions

Italy – From the Armenian Genocide to the Contemporary Persecutions

Within the series of meetings entitled “Catholic thought and contemporary social issues: some reflection sparks towards a better future” promoted by San Giuseppe Istituto De Merode School, on Tuesday, 15th March 2016 at 11.00 AM, the conference “From the Armenian Genocide to the Contemporary Persecutions” will be held at Teatro Alibert (Via Alibert 5, Metro […]

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