So far, 44 branches of the Vincentian Family have engaged actively in the FHA and the 13 Houses Campaign. It is now present in 44 countries; 1826 houses have been built, and 6628 people have been helped.
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After careful consideration, the FHA Team has decided to postpone the Conference to Spring 2022.
“Why does she stay?” It’s a simple question. The answer is not. Bottom line… If a victim must choose between abuse in their home or the high risk of abuse on the street, it’s a stretch to think they are better off on the street.
Few countries around the world have been battered by natural disasters and History such as Haiti.
Monsignor Robert J Vitillo and Cardinal Czerny will headline the FHA Conference “Accompanying the Journey of a Refugee,” an event that will take place both in Seville (Spain) and online.
Writing for Invisible People, Kayla Robbins Robbins, freelance writer, asks what can we do when a heatwave comes?
The FHA was launched with the goal of ending homelessness, one house at a time. That’s what moved Ana María Escaño in Malitbog (Southern Leyte) in the Philippines, to launch the “Just One House” project.
Vincentians from several branches all over the world joined to listen to our all-women panel explaining how they developed their “13 Houses” projects.
After three years of work, more than 30 families who lost their homes during the Volcán de Fuego eruption in 2018 now have a better and safer place to call home.
Global extreme poverty (<$1.90 USD per day) rose in 2020 adding an additional 119 million. By 2021 that number is expected to rise to 143 million.
Frederic Ozanam once said that “Charity must never look to the past, but always to the future, because the number of its past works is still very small and the present and future miseries that it must alleviate are infinite.”
Jesus says any time there is a hungry, thirsty or ostracized person, that person is Christ himself. And if we don’t share our food, our water, or our welcome, then we are rejecting the Incarnation of God in this world.