International Lasallian COVID-19 Fundraising Appeal Will Provide Humanitarian Assistance to Vulnerable Areas

We are participating in a COVID-19 global fundraising appeal which has been launched by the De La Salle Solidarity and Development ONLUS (Secretariat) to assist Lasallian schools, students, staff and families located in developing nations and island states. Funds will be used for urgently needed humanitarian assistance in Central and South America, Africa, the Mideast, India, South Asia and the Pacific Islands.

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“Lasallian Women of Hope” Program Provides Educational Access

The Lasallian Women of Hope program assists girls and women to gain full access to Lasallian education. The program awards small grants which eliminate hurdles females encounter while attending Lasallian institutions. The program is a grassroots project with representation from the five regions of the Lasallian world.

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Trương Vĩnh Ký Secondary School

The newly opened Trương Vĩnh Ký school in the central highlands of Vietnam will eliminate the stigma suffered by the local Montagnard population – a minority group that is socio-economically and linguistically marginalized. Providing students with proper educational training will allow all the otherwise neglected children to continue their studies in the public system, obtain state-recognition for their studies, and develop the necessary skills for future employment.

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Mozambique Devastated by Cyclone Idai

On Thursday, March 14th, Cyclone Idai swept through Mozambique creating one of the worst disasters ever to strike the country.  Its torrential floods and winds of over 140 mph forced people to evacuate their collapsed dwellings and cling to trees...

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ECU: Professionalizing Ethiopia’s Future

Located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Catholic University (ECU) addresses a critical need for professionals, especially considering Ethiopia is soon to be one of the ten most populous countries in the world. ECU is becoming a Center of Excellence for Africa's horn, providing a new generation of outstanding doctors and engineers. These aspiring, capable, and talented students need educational scholarship support to help them serve the future of Africa.

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Educate the Children of Vietnamese Street Vendors

Early before dawn breaks, bleary-eyed children sleepily stagger into Ho Chi Minh city with their street-vendor parents. The Tan Hung school offers five primary grades of classes to 130 of these otherwise educationally-excluded street children, many of whom have emotional or learning issues. With the teachers' patience, care and lots of hard work, 100% of the graduates have further access to a quality education.

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