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Harambee launches video contest to show what's right with Africa

Overcoming stereotypes. Showing a dynamic and rarely publicized side of Africa. This is the goal of the Harambee video contest for professionals and students which was launched the past February, 19th at the Pontificial University of the Holy Cross. "Africa is more than wars, Boko Haram, [...]
Tags: Education, development, Communication, Harambee, Africa

An exhibition on Africa created by Harambee

Video. Rome Reports. Promoting social programs in Africa, is one of the goals of Harambee. It's an international NGO, that was inspired by Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor of St. Josemaría Escrivá, founder of Opus Dei. To promote its works and future projects, Rome's [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Charity, Priesthood, Service, Beatification, Harambee

Participants at Beatification of Alvaro del Portillo can contribute to Harambee

I know that you use harambee for many material things: making a school, building a church, for very many material purposes; some contribute money, some give bricks, people each give what they can. We will contribute with our efforts, our prayers, and our work done well. [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, development, Beatification, Harambee

Alvaro del Portillo to be beatified in Madrid

Rome, I-22-2014. After Pope Francis’s approval of the required miracle and the formal declaration of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints (5 July 2013), the Holy See has confirmed in a letter dated 21 January 2014 that the Holy Father (at [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Madrid, Beatification, Harambee

What drives development is a Christian heart

The Christian heart and social development. Reflections on St Josemaria's teachings. A paper given by Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei, for the Study Day in commemoration of Harambee’s tenth anniversary, October 5, 2012. Dear friends of Harambee-Africa, The tenth anniversary of your association leads us directly [...]
Tags: Canonization, Charity, Javier Echevarria, Opus Dei prelate, Harambee, October 6

A truck and a song

A truck and a song (for the tenth anniversary of the creation of Harambee) A fleeting image When people ask me for my memories of Africa, for one fleeting reminiscence, for a single image that captures the profile of the whole continent, my memory almost always goes back [...]
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School rehabilitation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Promoter: Cecfor Recipients: 100 students Harambee Contribution: 33.000 euros In 2008 a group of parents and education professionals have created the African Association for the Education and Training, as a non-profit association (asbl AFEDI). The purpose of AFEDI is to contribute to the education of the young Congolese [...]
Tags: Solidarity, Harambee

Training For Teachers in Nigeria

A project in which you could help: "Training For Teachers And Students of Public Schools for the Purpose of Improving the Public Sector Education to Yield Academic Excellence" Promoter: Quality Assurance and Research Development Agency, Nigeria (QAARDAN) Recipients: 660 teachers; 300 students from 30 public school Harambee Contribution: [...]
Tags: Education, Solidarity, Harambee, Nigeria

After School Training Project in Benin

A project in which you could help: "After School Training Project in Parakou" Promoter: Envol Afrique Recipients: 100 young people between 8 and 15 years Harambee contribution: 13.704,30 euros The project arises from an initiative of Don Romain Atekou a Beninese parish Priest in Fiesole, near Florence. Don Romain [...]
Tags: Canonization, Education, Solidarity, Harambee

The social message of Saint Josemaria

For its tenth anniversary this year, Harambee Africa International is holding an international conference on "The Social Message of Saint Josemaria", on October 5, 2012. The conference will take place at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. Conference programme Download the Conference programme in pdf format [...]
Tags: Canonization, Solidarity, development, Harambee