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
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
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
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
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
(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 [...]
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
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
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
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.
Download the Conference programme in pdf format [...]
Tags: Canonization, Solidarity, development, Harambee