May 09, 2019

Nicaragua: Revolution of Tenderness in Times of Crisis

Nicaragua is suffering a profound social fracture and polarization of visions due to the political, social and humanitarian crisis that began to worsen just over a year ago. Regardless of political positions, the at least 320 deaths according to figures from the IACHR, the hundreds of people arbitrarily detained and the thousands of migrants and... View Article

Nicaragua: Revolution of Tenderness in Times of Crisis

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March 14, 2019

Message to all Fellow Members of the Apostolic Body

As servants of Christ’s mission in Latin America and the Caribbean, from March 4-6, 51 lay people and priests, including 19 Jesuits, from various professional and academic sectors gathered to discuss political solutions to the crisis in Venezuela. We were convened by the Conference of Jesuit Provincials of Latin America and the Caribbean (CPAL) and... View Article

Message to all Fellow Members of the Apostolic Body

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March 05, 2019

The Jesuits of Latin America and the Caribbean speak out about the Venezuelan crisis

The Conference of Jesuit Provincials of Latin America and the Caribbean (CPAL), the body that coordinates the common works of the Jesuits on the continent, speaks out about the political and social crisis facing Venezuela, and the implications, challenges and commitments for its Mission. This reflection and proposals are being presented in the framework of... View Article

The Jesuits of Latin America and the Caribbean speak out about the Venezuelan crisis

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February 23, 2019

Fe y Alegría Rejects Military Exercises in its Schools

  Manuel Aristorena SJ, issued a press release on Thursday, February 21st, rejecting the request made by a member of the Bolivarian National Guard who, accompanied by 80 soldiers from the security force, asked the director of the San Javier del Valle school, Mérida, to lend him the facilities to carry out military exercises from... View Article

Fe y Alegría Rejects Military Exercises in its Schools

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February 21, 2019

Haiti: Call for Urgent National Dialogue

Jean Denis Saint-Félix, Regional Superior of the Jesuits in Haiti, shared his reflections on the current situation in the country, calling for urgent dialogue in the face of corruption and impunity. We invite you to listen to his voice, and the voice of the Haitian people, in their struggle for justice and peace.  “Immediate, concrete... View Article

Haiti: Call for Urgent National Dialogue

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February 14, 2019

Fe y Alegría Colombia defends children’s rights through “Huellas de Ternura”

As part of the Global Fe y Alegría Movement, Fe y Alegría Colombia has joined the invitation extended by several Latin American organizations including: el Programa Centralidad de la Niñez, the Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM), World Vision Latin America, Caritas Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Inter-American Confederation of Catholic Education, to participate... View Article

Fe y Alegría Colombia defends children’s rights through “Huellas de Ternura”

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December 30, 2018

Foi et Joie Haïti school gets into the Christmas spirit … by throwing a party at the local prison

Foi et Joie (Fe y Alegría) works to ensure access to a quality education for all. As any Ignatian school can tell you, a quality education involves the whole person, and results in “women and men for others.” The way that one Foi et Joie school in Haiti chose to celebrate this Christmas is a... View Article

Foi et Joie Haïti school gets into the Christmas spirit … by throwing a party at the local prison

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December 12, 2018

A promising partnership: Belen Jesuit Prep and Foi et Joie Haïti

Since October 2018, Foi et Joie Haïti has begun a promising new partnership with Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in Miami, FL. Belen’s new Service Learning Coordinator, Teresita Gonzalez, has a long relationship with Haiti through her previous work in the Archdiocese of Miami. In dialogue with Foi et Joie, Mrs. Gonzalez teamed up with Johnny... View Article

A promising partnership: Belen Jesuit Prep and Foi et Joie Haïti

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December 11, 2018

Jesuit institutions play key role in “Work 4 Progress”

Under the title “The Work We Want – Social Innovation in Peru”, the Work 4 Progress initiative, promoted by La Caixa Foundation, was launched with prominent public and private entities involved and interested in innovation, in employment and self-employment to improve the living conditions of the population, with special attention to women and youth. In... View Article

Jesuit institutions play key role in “Work 4 Progress”

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December 05, 2018

Honduras, Insight into a Forgotten Country

One year after the electoral fraud, the caravan of migrants to the United States puts a country punished by international indifference on the map once again, due to inequality, poverty, corruption, violence, impunity and the constant lack of respect for human rights. Honduras barely occupies a headline in international news. Sadly, it comes to light... View Article

Honduras, Insight into a Forgotten Country

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October 15, 2018

UNESCO and Fe y Alegría Guatemala open first Malala Center in Latin America

Throughout history, gender inequality has been ever present. Even in the 21st century, discrimination persists. Many of us are witnesses to it. In some places it becomes more evident than in others, and  it continues to occur at all levels and social spheres. What is needed to achieve gender equality, a world where men and... View Article

UNESCO and Fe y Alegría Guatemala open first Malala Center in Latin America

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September 12, 2018

Fé e Alegria Brasil semifinalist for the Itaú-Unicef Award 2018

The Itaú-Unicef Award is one of the most important indicators of excellence in the service sector in Brazil. This year, for the 13th edition of the Itaú-Unicef Award, more than 3,500 projects that work to guarantee the rights of children, adolescents and young people throughout the country were submitted for consideration. Projects are divided into... View Article

Fé e Alegria Brasil semifinalist for the Itaú-Unicef Award 2018

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September 12, 2018

Fe y Alegría Colombia recognized with the Best Workplace award 2018

CompuTrabajo, an online employment platform that awards the best companies to work for in Colombia based on the experience of current and former employees, has added Fe y Alegría Colombia within the TOP 50 of the best companies to work for in Colombia, placing them at number 14 with a score of 4.4 out of... View Article

Fe y Alegría Colombia recognized with the Best Workplace award 2018

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September 07, 2018

Fe y Alegría Nicaragua youth communication network transforms lives

Since 2009, Fe y Alegría Nicaragua has been training young leaders with a commitment to social justice issues through the Fe y Alegría Nicaragua Communicators Network. The main objective of the network is to train Fe y Alegría students in communication subjects such as writing, audiovisual production, digital content, social media management and use, photography, voice-overs,... View Article

Fe y Alegría Nicaragua youth communication network transforms lives

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March 22, 2018

Human rights defenders Consuelo Soto and Pedro Landa protest against human rights violations in Honduras

On March 13th and 14th Honduran activists Consuelo Soto, environmental defender and leader of the indigenous tribe Tolupán, and Pedro Landa, researcher, human rights defender and member of ERIC-Radio Progreso, visited Madrid. This visit took place within the framework of the intense advocacy and media work carried out by ALBOAN and Entreculturas-Fe y Alegría Spain regarding... View Article

Human rights defenders Consuelo Soto and Pedro Landa protest against human rights violations in Honduras

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October 23, 2017

Mercedes Alarcón, Fe y Alegría Argentina teacher, awarded Fulbright Scholarship

                                                                          [Photo by Monteserín Fotografía for Friends of Fe y Alegría] Mercedes Alicia Alarcón Romero, an elementary teacher at... View Article

Mercedes Alarcón, Fe y Alegría Argentina teacher, awarded Fulbright Scholarship

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August 17, 2017

II Central American Congress on Education: “Educate In Situations of Violence”

CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS For a greater social commitment to education in Central America The II Central American Congress of Education took place in Tegucigalpa, Honduras this past July 12-13, under the motto, “Educate in Situations of Violence”. The conference was a follow up to a gathering held in 2016, in which Fe y Alegría and... View Article

II Central American Congress on Education: “Educate In Situations of Violence”

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May 24, 2017

Fe y Alegría Venezuela once again says: “Enough!”

[Fe y Alegría Venezuela National Director Manuel Aristorena, S.J.] In the face of political, economic and social crises, Friends of Fe y Alegría in the United States stands in solidarity with our partners at Fe y Alegría Venezuela as we join their manifesto #BastaYa. Written by Fr. Manuel Aristorena, S.J., Fe y Alegría calls for an... View Article

Fe y Alegría Venezuela once again says: “Enough!”

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February 07, 2017

Trina Bajo, Fe y Alegría teacher, wins Human Rights Award

The Padre Luís María Olaso Center for Peace and Human Rights at the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) and the Canadian Embassy have named Trina Bajo winner of the 8th annual Human Rights Awards. Trina, who was in shock when she received news of the award, was nominated by a colleague that knew about her selfless and silent work and who wanted her labor... View Article

Trina Bajo, Fe y Alegría teacher, wins Human Rights Award

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January 12, 2017

HAITI: Seven years after the earthquake, we can never forget.

Seven years ago the earth shook in Haiti. Prior to this disastrous moment in Haiti’s history, Fe y Alegría had already spent four years working in the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. For both Friends of Fe y Alegría and Foi et Joie Haïti (Fe y Alegría in French), education has always been an effective... View Article

HAITI: Seven years after the earthquake, we can never forget.

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