November 15, 2018

Creating Real Possibilities for Hope

Matilde Moreno, RSCJ, is a Spanish religious sister who is the Coordinator of Pedagogy for Fe y Alegría Haiti. She has taken the time to share her story with us, describing the work of Fe y Alegría Haiti, and her dreams and hopes for the students, teachers and families she accompanies. Could you describe your... View Article

Creating Real Possibilities for Hope

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September 12, 2018

Q&A: Meet Emilio Travieso of Foi et Joie Haïti

Fr. Emilio Travieso, SJ, is the new Assistant Director of Foi et Joie Haïti (Fe y Alegría Haiti in French). Originally from Florida and with studies in Sociology, Philosophy, and Theology, Fr. Emilio is completing a PhD in International Development at Oxford University; studying how food systems can be improved and conducting a research on... View Article

Q&A: Meet Emilio Travieso of Foi et Joie Haïti

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August 10, 2018

From Fe y Alegría No. 32 to Georgetown University

Lucía Chuquillanqui is a force of nature. Spend just two hours with her and it’s easy to see how she has already led such an extraordinary life at just 26 years-old.  But despite what some may perceive as a fairy tale, from her days at Fe y Alegría No. 32 in San Juan de Lurigancho,... View Article

From Fe y Alegría No. 32 to Georgetown University

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April 10, 2018

Pulling Up Poverty by Its Roots

Moved by Sebastian Torres’s stories of growing up in Colombia—stories of internally displaced people and the decades-long armed conflict—and following the historic 2016 peace agreement between the Colombian government and FARC, Andrew Hanna and Torres, students at Tampa’s Jesuit High School, were inspired to act. And with the hope of broadening opportunities for their Colombian... View Article

Pulling Up Poverty by Its Roots

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July 12, 2017

Recently ordained, Fr. Chris Staab SJ shares about how serving at the margins influenced his vocation

  Nearly 12 years after entering the Society of Jesus, Christopher Staab, SJ, was ordained a Jesuit priest by Cardinal Blase Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, on June 3, 2017, at Church of the Gesu in Milwaukee. Eleven other Jesuits were ordained with Fr. Staab at the Mass. “As I embrace this call to serve God... View Article

Recently ordained, Fr. Chris Staab SJ shares about how serving at the margins influenced his vocation

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June 22, 2017

Guillermo: “I’ve known about Fe y Alegría since I was a child in Nicaragua … at school we would always do fundraisers to benefit Fe y Alegría”

Guillermo Lacayo is not shy about his expectations for the Nicaraguan community in Miami. “I expect the maximum level of support [for Friends of Fe y Alegría] from the Nicaraguan community.” It is with this strong sense of dedication, though, that Lacayo, along with his wife Vilma and a few other friends at the Centro... View Article

Guillermo: “I’ve known about Fe y Alegría since I was a child in Nicaragua … at school we would always do fundraisers to benefit Fe y Alegría”

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March 28, 2017

Elena Gourlis: “It was heartwarming to see the ways American and Argentine students became friends”

The Hyde Center for Global Education at Boston College High School, along with Friends of Fe y Alegría in the U.S., is participating in the Jesuit School’s Network (JSN) Hemispheres initiative, a venture to encourage “global companionship” among JSN schools during 2016-17 school year. Elena Gourlis, Assistant Director at the Hyde Center, first came across... View Article

Elena Gourlis: “It was heartwarming to see the ways American and Argentine students became friends”

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February 14, 2017

INTERVIEW | Friends of Fe y Alegría in the US ambassador Fr. Txuo Rodríguez

Jesús “Txuo” Rodríguez Villaroel is a Jesuit priest born in Venezuela. Txuo currently lives in Madrid, but his mission is to develop consistent support of the Friends of Fe y Alegría in the U.S. initiative. According to Fr. Txuo, Fe y Alegría is an international network of schools founded in Venezuela 61 years ago. The aim of this... View Article

INTERVIEW | Friends of Fe y Alegría in the US ambassador Fr. Txuo Rodríguez

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January 27, 2017

Ann Marie Jursca Keffer (PA): “We integrate the work of Fe y Alegría in our Data Analysis workshops”

Saint Joseph’s University and Fe y Alegría Bolivia first began a partnership in 2001, with the goal of working in three areas: (1) training and research, (2) immersion trips and (3) fundraising initiatives. While the partnership remains primarily focused in the aforementioned areas the partnership continues to develop and evolve based on partners’ needs, resources... View Article

Ann Marie Jursca Keffer (PA): “We integrate the work of Fe y Alegría in our Data Analysis workshops”

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October 07, 2016

Two Years of Grace, Passion and Learning in Tacna, Peru

Each month, Friends of Fe y Alegría in the United States highlights the experience of individuals, groups and/or communities who have collaborated with Fe y Alegría, either abroad in Latin America, Africa or Europe or right here in the United States. To learn how you can collaborate with our team from within the U.S., visit... View Article

Two Years of Grace, Passion and Learning in Tacna, Peru

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August 17, 2016

Stefany Hernandez: Alumna of Fe y Alegría participates in Rio 2016

“You cannot choose the country where you are born, the family you belong to, or the gifts that you have been given. What you can determine is how far you would like to go and the limits you set for yourself.”  Stefany Hernández is an athlete who participates in an unconventional sport: BMX Cycling. This... View Article

Stefany Hernandez: Alumna of Fe y Alegría participates in Rio 2016

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January 13, 2016

Paving the Way toward Inclusive Education

This post was written by Ana Jiménez, who spent one year volunteering with Fe y Alegría Ecuador through the VOLPA (Voluntariado Pedro Arrupe) Program at Fundación Entreculturas.

Paving the Way toward Inclusive Education

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November 23, 2015

Building Bridges of Solidarity

Doner García, a former student from Colegio San Ignacio, a Jesuit school in Caracas, Venezuela, has been living and working in Miami for nearly 15 years.

Building Bridges of Solidarity

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September 07, 2015

Kelly Olson, a Witness to the Impact of the Fe y Alegría Model

This post was written by Kelly Olson, a Former Jesuit Volunteer who lived and worked in Tacna, Peru, dedicating her time to supporting the Fe y Alegría school in this community.

Kelly Olson, a Witness to the Impact of the Fe y Alegría Model

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