April 04, 2020

Messages of Hope

Over the past two months the COVID-19 pandemic has forced one-third of the world’s population to stay home, testing the resilience of health systems, national economies and a myriad of human rights. The virus has had a paradoxical effect: on one hand it has equally affected all peoples and nationalities; on the other it has aggravated differences and highlighted inequalities.... View Article

Messages of Hope

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December 20, 2019

Hope in Canaan

The ground trembled beneath them and, in an instant, they lost everything. The poorest country in the Western Hemisphere experienced its most devastating natural disaster ever and the damage was catastrophic. Close to 250,000 souls perished. More than 300,000 individuals were injured. Another 1.5 million people were forced to live in makeshift internally displaced person... View Article

Hope in Canaan

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December 06, 2019

Mothers Promoting Peace

After years of increasing violence in her community, Pernalete, an educator and human rights defender who has worked with Fe y Alegría for over three decades, decided that they had to do something. What were they not doing? What was missing? How would they address this brutal violence in their communities? Mothers who promote peace.

Mothers Promoting Peace

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March 06, 2018

Women who build the future

Despite much progress thanks to the efforts of women around the world, the data on inequality of opportunities between men and women continues to be alarming, above all in the most impoverished countries where the gap is much greater.  Behind the devastating data, there are women who do not surrender and continue to work, striving... View Article

Women who build the future

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February 14, 2018

National mobilization for education financing at the Dakar Summit

Last Friday, February 2nd, the Financing Conference of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) ended in Dakar, a high level meeting whose aim was to mobilize funds to strengthen the education systems of developing countries, so that in 2030 all children have the right to a quality early childhood, primary and secondary education. The Dakar... View Article

National mobilization for education financing at the Dakar Summit

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February 05, 2018

Unprecedented support for the Global Partnership for Education calls for hope

Last Friday, February 2nd, the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) financing conference closed in Dakar. The goal of this high-level meeting was to mobilize funds to strengthen the educational systems of developing countries so that by 2030 all the children of the world can exercise their right to quality, inclusive early childhood, primary and secondary... View Article

Unprecedented support for the Global Partnership for Education calls for hope

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February 02, 2018

Tax Justice needed to achieve educational justice

Today, educational leaders from governments around the world are meeting in Dakar, Senegal, to commit the necessary funding for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). But what is the GPE? It is a multilateral fund that brings together countries from the South, donors, the private sector and civil society to mobilize funds to improve the... View Article

Tax Justice needed to achieve educational justice

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January 17, 2018

Fund quality education for all

Starting February 1st and 2nd, Dakar, Senegal will host government representatives from low and lower-middle income countries and donors, multilateral and civil society organizations, as well as private sector organizations and foundations, at the Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference. These representatives are coming together under a common goal: to mobilize the funding necessary to... View Article

Fund quality education for all

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November 24, 2017

Friends of Fe y Alegría in the US joins Campaign to foster culture of hospitality in US

Fostering a culture of hospitality and defending the right to education of refugees and migrants is a current issue with all need to tackle and we have decided to work in partnership with the Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN) and several U.S. Jesuit organisations. The Campaign for Hospitality will reach out to U.S. and Canadian Jesuit universities, schools, parishes, social ministries,... View Article

Friends of Fe y Alegría in the US joins Campaign to foster culture of hospitality in US

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October 17, 2017

October 17th: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

  This year marks the 25th anniversary of the declaration by the UN General Assembly of 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The new 2030 Agenda and the Sustainably Development Goals contain structural aspects which are essential in order to achieve the eradication of poverty in a sustainable and fair world. Quality employment,... View Article

October 17th: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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September 25, 2017

Sustainable Development Goals Anniversary: Let’s fund what is fair!

As the Sustainable Development Goals second anniversary comes to date, the Latin American Campaign for the Right to Education has launched a campaign to demand full financing of Sustainable Development Goal 4. On its behalf, the International Federation of Fe y Alegría has joined and supports the campaign since the funding of education budgets is a crucial... View Article

Sustainable Development Goals Anniversary: Let’s fund what is fair!

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May 20, 2017

May 21st: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

[Photo courtesy of www.nextbillion.net] May 21st is the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development and, on this occasion, our partners at Entreculturas-Fe y Alegría Spain offer an educational resource oriented to learning from indigenous cultures how to interact with nature and to discover that in our day to day we can incorporate... View Article

May 21st: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

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April 21, 2017

April 22nd, Earth Day: Education for a Healthy Planet

The Earth is our home, it is where we are born and we grow up, where we learn how to live and where we learn how to interconnect with all living beings. The Earth is our best school. However, our “common house” is in danger due to the overexploitation that we are putting the Earth through... View Article

April 22nd, Earth Day: Education for a Healthy Planet

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March 10, 2017

March 8th – Skilled women: the pathway to equity

Although there have been many advances in a lot of countries throughout the last years; women still suffer gender discrimination since childhood. UNESCO points out that the 53% girls of 61 million minors cannot access to primary education[1], despite the continuous improvement of the gender parity in the access to education. It has been achieved... View Article

March 8th – Skilled women: the pathway to equity

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December 21, 2016

The Power of a Smile

To smile is to share, to accompany someone, to establish a bond, to generate a connection. A smile lets us know that no matter how afraid, frustrated or alone we feel there is someone who supports and loves us. Throughout 2016 we have seen and felt the suffering of millions around the world: families and... View Article

The Power of a Smile

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December 01, 2016

The right to play for Colombian children, our #GivingTuesday goal

On November 29th, Friends of Fe y Alegría in the US joined Giving Tuesday for the second time. This year, we decided to invite you to support the right to play for Fe y Alegría Colombia children. Playing allows children to explore, discover and develop their capacities and emotions and to learn about the world around... View Article

The right to play for Colombian children, our #GivingTuesday goal

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April 04, 2016

FyA USA hopes to secure “Safe Schools” with new campaign

Starting Monday, April 4th, Friends of Fe y Alegría in the United States launched a fundraising campaign, highlighting the need to have safe and appropriate learning spaces to ensure brighter futures for Fe y Alegría students in Latin America and the Caribbean. The “Safe Schools, Brighter Futures” campaign aims to support a total of seven... View Article

FyA USA hopes to secure “Safe Schools” with new campaign

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March 08, 2016

March 8th: International Women’s Day

On March 8th, we celebrate International Women’s Day. This day is rooted in the historic fight of women to engage in society on the basis of equality. At Friends of Fe y Alegría in the United States, we want to recover the stories of ordinary women that have played a key role in the history... View Article

March 8th: International Women’s Day

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February 12, 2016

Red Hands International Day: No more child soldiers

In the world, more than 230 million minors live in armed conflict affected zones. The insecurity situations that conflicts bring, joined together with poverty contexts and vulnerability, made them be easy targets to be recluted as child soldiers for the more than 50 armed groups existing in the world currently.

Red Hands International Day: No more child soldiers

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December 04, 2015

Challenge is just a word: #GivingTuesday has been a success!

We are still thrilled by the warm welcome we recieved from all of you, Friends of Fe y Alegría in the United States that have shown support during #GivingTuesday.

Challenge is just a word: #GivingTuesday has been a success!

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November 17, 2015

Friends of Fe y Alegría in the US joins #GivingTuesday

On December 1st, Friends of Fe y Alegría in the U.S. is excited to participate fot the first time in the annual #givingtuesday campaign.

Friends of Fe y Alegría in the US joins #GivingTuesday

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May 20, 2015

#YoSiempreTuveFe

Starting on May 18th, Fe y Alegría launched an international campaign celebrating its 60th anniversary called Yo Siempre Tuve Fe (I Always Had Faith).

#YoSiempreTuveFe

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