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OUR MISSION: PICO ORGANIZES IN RWANDA, CENTRAL AMERICA AND HAITI BECAUSE WE RECOGNIZE THE GLOBAL NATURE OF OUR ISSUES, THE IMPACT OF U.S. POWER IN THESE COUNTRIES AND THE MANDATE OF OUR FAITH TO BE BROTHERS AND SISTERS TO ALL. PICO INTERNATIONAL PROVIDEs ONGOING CONSULTATION AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO ESTABLISH LOCALLY OWNED ORGANIZATIONS IN THOSE PARTS OF THE WORLD. STAFF, CLERGY AND GRASSROOTS LEADERS IN EACH OF THESE COUNTRIES ARE MAKING SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS. ORGANIZING HAS INVOLVED THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE AND ACHIEVED SIGNIFICANT RESULTS.

Mission: Faith in Action International's mission is to develop leaders, through faith institutions, who exercise the power needed to build a more just and equitable society. Since their founding, Faith in Action International has effectively addressed global issues related to health, education and employment through a sustainable leadership development model.

Haiti: Join our call on Friday to find out more about how the diaspora can connect with OPODNE organizing.
07/29/2020
Haitian Diaspora calls for dialogue - The Haitian Times

Haiti: Join our call on Friday to find out more about how the diaspora can connect with OPODNE organizing.

According to Juno7, the inability of political stakeholders to find common ground has become concerning to Haitians both in Haiti...

El Salvador: Leaders from residential developments in Palmiras and San Mauricio met last week and carried out a communit...
07/28/2020

El Salvador: Leaders from residential developments in Palmiras and San Mauricio met last week and carried out a community census throughout the community, initiating a community organizing process to learn and investigate the reality of the communities.
Lot. Palmiras y San Mauricio, armenia, sonsonate...esta semana han realizado el censo socio-economico en toda la comunidad....como inicio del proceso de organizacion comunitaria para conocer e investigar la realidad de la comunidad con datos cualitativos y cuantitativos precisos...

El Salvador: COFOA, JPIC and Social Pastoral leaders from Soyapango gathered at the site of the well in Colonia Los Cona...
07/27/2020

El Salvador: COFOA, JPIC and Social Pastoral leaders from Soyapango gathered at the site of the well in Colonia Los Conacastes to press the President of ANDA, Frederick Benítez, to complete this project as soon as possible and to solve the problem of the shortage of drinking water.
Este día 25 de julio 2020, líderes de COFOA, JPIC y Pastoral Social del municipio de Soyapango se hicieron presentes este día al lugar donde se encuentra ubicado el pozo de la Colonia Los Conacastes, con el propósito de ser testigos al momento que llegara el presidente de ANDA, Frederick Benítez y hacer presión como comunidad para que se realice lo más pronto posible dicho proyecto y lograr solventar el problema del desabastecimiento de agua potable en el Sector 3 de Soyapango.

El Salvador: Suffering is on the rise. As the quarantine is lifted, cases and deaths rise. Keep our brothers and sisters...
07/21/2020
The Pandemic's Deadly Display

El Salvador: Suffering is on the rise. As the quarantine is lifted, cases and deaths rise. Keep our brothers and sisters in prayer.

A family bids farewell to its matriarch from outside the cemetery, peeking over the outer wall. As some hospitals, morgues and cemeteries have no more room for the sick and dead, bodies lie...

Rwanda: Leaders in Nyarubuye begin construction, building toilet for workers who will work on the health clinic.
07/18/2020

Rwanda: Leaders in Nyarubuye begin construction, building toilet for workers who will work on the health clinic.

On July 15, COFOA leaders from the municipality of Soyapango met to plan actions aimed at putting pressure on ANDA to so...
07/18/2020

On July 15, COFOA leaders from the municipality of Soyapango met to plan actions aimed at putting pressure on ANDA to solve the problem of drinking water shortages. They agreed to form a committee immediately because a COFOA leader, Yesenia Maravilla, heard that the Mayor planned to drill and new well getting ANDA to pay half the cost.

St. Barnabas and OPODNE representatives are visiting some areas that received the 1000 tree seedlings in the USAID-funde...
07/17/2020

St. Barnabas and OPODNE representatives are visiting some areas that received the 1000 tree seedlings in the USAID-funded reforestation project that started in June 2020.
Responsable St_ Barnabas ak Reprezantan OPODNE tap vizite kek zonn ki te resevwa plantil nan pwojé rebwazman USAID te finanse nan mwa juin 2020 an.

Rwanda: Nyarubuye leaders construct toilet so workers can begin to build the health clinic.
07/17/2020

Rwanda: Nyarubuye leaders construct toilet so workers can begin to build the health clinic.

El Salvador: On Wednesday, July 15, COFOA leaders from the municipality of Soyapango  met to plan actions aimed at putti...
07/17/2020

El Salvador:
On Wednesday, July 15, COFOA leaders from the municipality of Soyapango met to plan actions aimed at putting pressure on ANDA to solve the problem of drinking water shortages. Leaders agreed to form a committee immediately for this purpose because COFOA leader Yesenia Maravilla heard that the Mayor had plans to drill a new well with ANDA picking up half the cost. En este dia, Mieroles 15 de julio, líderes de COFOA del municipio de Soyapango, se llevó a cabo una junta en casa, para planificar acciones encaminadas a presionar a ANDA para solucionar el problema del desabastecimiento de agua potable. Entre los acuerdos tomados este día está: 1. Realizar unos a unos con líderes de los comités de sanitización de cada pasaje, con el propósito de crear una directiva comunitaria, esto es urgente de crear porque la líder Yesenia Maravilla, dijo que una persona de la alcaldía le manifestó que el pozo está dentro de uno de los proyectos con los que cuenta el alcalde municipal para perfor un nuevo pozo donde la alcaldía pagaría la mitad del costo y la otra la pagaría ANDA. 3. Pará el viernes 24 de julio a las 2:00 pm se llevará a cabo reunión con los representantes de los comités de cada pasaje para poder crear la directiva comunitaria.

El Salvador: The organizers of Usulutan, Juan Carlos and Carolina Lisseth, met today, July 15, 2020, with the members of...
07/16/2020

El Salvador: The organizers of Usulutan, Juan Carlos and Carolina Lisseth, met today, July 15, 2020, with the members of the ADESCO of the Las Americas neighborhood in the municipality of Alegria, in order to offer leadership training with the COFOA methodology. They replied that they would make a decision with the rest of the community, and a next meeting was agreed for August 1, 2020. The president of ADESCO commented that they have been forgotten by the mayor, and they need several projects to improve their communityE

El Salvador: Mayor from San Juan Opico supports community in Siempre Viva in constructing pump house to deliver water fo...
07/16/2020

El Salvador: Mayor from San Juan Opico supports community in Siempre Viva in constructing pump house to deliver water for hundreds of famliies

07/15/2020
COFOA leaders help vulnerable families in Soyapango

El Salvador: COFOA leaders in Soyapango deliver help to families
Este día lunes 13 de julio 2020, través de la hermana Delmy Clavel líder de COFOA en la Colonia Los Conacastes en Soyapango, se logró identificar el caso de una madre soltera que estaba necesitando una cocina y un tambo de gas para poder cocinar sus alimentos a su familia.
Esta ayuda pudo ser posible gracias a la donación realizada por parte de la: Asociación de estudiantes de trabajo social "AETSUES".

El Salvador: Leaders with support of San Juan Opico Mayor construct pump house in Siempre Viva to deliver water to hundr...
07/14/2020

El Salvador: Leaders with support of San Juan Opico Mayor construct pump house in Siempre Viva to deliver water to hundreds of families.

El Salvador: COFOA leaders in Soyapango help family in need as part of LOVE CampaignAsimismo, se logró ayudar a otra fam...
07/14/2020

El Salvador: COFOA leaders in Soyapango help family in need as part of LOVE Campaign
Asimismo, se logró ayudar a otra familia vulnerable siempre en la Colonia Los Conacastes en Soyapango, en la cual viven 9 niños, que en estos momentos sus padres están sin trabajo. Lamentablemente justo hace un momento el padre de la señora acaba de fallecer

Rwanda’s 4th Covid-19 victim is a 78-year-old man
07/13/2020
Rwanda’s 4th Covid-19 victim is a 78-year-old man

Rwanda’s 4th Covid-19 victim is a 78-year-old man

News Rwanda’s 4th Covid-19 victim is a 78-year-old man By Hudson Kuteesa Published : July 11, 2020 | Updated : July 12, 2020 Twitter Facebook Email Whatsapp linkedin More Share this article Twitter Facebook Email Whatsapp linkedin Twitter Facebook Email Whatsapp linkedin Rwanda has recorded the 4t...

El Salvador: health crisis in San Salvador and Soyopango where COFOA works.
07/10/2020
El Salvador: Deaths increase as health system collapses

El Salvador: health crisis in San Salvador and Soyopango where COFOA works.

San Salvador/New York, July 9, 2020—The health system in El Salvador is on the brink of collapse, with an increasing number of people dying from COVID-19 and other illnesses at hom

Rwanda: Here is something we can learn from Rwanda. Invest in community health where trust is high. "According to Agnes ...
07/09/2020
How Rwanda is beating the U.S. in the fight against coronavirus

Rwanda: Here is something we can learn from Rwanda. Invest in community health where trust is high.
"According to Agnes Binagwaho, Rwanda’s former health minister and now a senior lecturer at Harvard Medical School, the success comes down to a health care system focused on communities."

Thanks to aggressive coronavirus testing and well-supported self-isolation services, Rwanda has beaten the U.S. and other Western nations in the fight against COVID-19.

El Salvador: COFOA leader Edwin Vasquez prepares and leads leadership team in Zacetucoluca.Se preparo al líder Edwin Vás...
07/09/2020

El Salvador: COFOA leader Edwin Vasquez prepares and leads leadership team in Zacetucoluca.
Se preparo al líder Edwin Vásquez de la Lotificación San Martín, Zacatecoluca para que en el grupo compartieran y reflexionaran sobre el entrenamiento de las Diferentes formas de responder a los problemas sociales. Sábado 04 de Julio 2020.

Haitit: This is what OPODNE is doing with no government assistance - "Handwashing units were constructed from repurposed...
07/08/2020
Supporting Haiti’s COVID-19 response

Haitit: This is what OPODNE is doing with no government assistance - "Handwashing units were constructed from repurposed cooking oil buckets, fitted with taps and tubes. A local producer installed 1,200 handwashing points while training community members to build the same types of units ..."

Haiti is well acquainted with challenge. In any given year, a typical Haitian household will face multiple shocks—which may include hurricanes, floods, disease, death, unemployment or any combination thereof.

El Salvador: Santa Maria Ostuma leaders gather food and other living essentials to share with the most vulnerable in the...
07/08/2020

El Salvador: Santa Maria Ostuma leaders gather food and other living essentials to share with the most vulnerable in their communities.

El Salvador: COFOA leaders from Zacetucoluca meet for training on empathy. Their campaign to seek legal titles to proper...
07/08/2020

El Salvador: COFOA leaders from Zacetucoluca meet for training on empathy. Their campaign to seek legal titles to properties continues.
Líderes COFOA de La Lotificación Horeb, Zacatecoluca compartiendo el entrenamiento de la Empatia en los unos a unos para continuar con la campaña de escucha. Este entrenamiento fue compartido por la Líder Reyna y la líder Delmi dirigió la agenda. Sábado 04 de Julio 2020.

Just as the legacy of slavery in the United States has created a gross economic disparity between Black and white Americ...
07/07/2020
When France extorted Haiti – the greatest heist in history - The Haitian Times

Just as the legacy of slavery in the United States has created a gross economic disparity between Black and white Americans, the tax on its freedom that France forced Haiti to pay – referred to as an “indemnity” at the time – severely damaged the newly independent country’s ability to prosper.

By Marlene Daut In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, there have been calls for defunding police departments and demands for the removal...

El Salvador: COFOA leaders from Osutma prepare to conduct house meetings.Líderes COFOA de Santa María Ostuma en preparac...
07/07/2020

El Salvador: COFOA leaders from Osutma prepare to conduct house meetings.
Líderes COFOA de Santa María Ostuma en preparación para compartir con el Comité de Organización Local el entrenamiento de las Juntas en Casa con el propósito de que entre ellos se den formación de Liderazgo. Los líderes también hicieron entrega de víveres recolectados en la comunidad a las familias más necesitadas. Jueves 02 de Julio 2020.

Rwanda: Leaders in Cyiha community bought the land and parents work with he government to build 3 class rooms. Together ...
07/07/2020

Rwanda: Leaders in Cyiha community bought the land and parents work with he government to build 3 class rooms. Together they have built individual and collective accountability.

El Salvador: representatives fro Lutheran University meet with youth leaders in Usulutan to talk about how students can ...
07/07/2020

El Salvador: representatives fro Lutheran University meet with youth leaders in Usulutan to talk about how students can access university classes
Universidad Luterana, visito a los lideres de los cantones Las Crucitas y Buenavista, este pasado sabado 4 de julio de 2020, con la finalidad de dar informacion acerca de los requisitos para obtener beca en esa universodad, cerca de 100 personas entre adultos y jovenes asistieron a la reunion de investigacion, organizada por los jovenes.

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Had a great fundraiser in Sacramento with two of our special friends from Rwanda: Pastor John and "Dr." Innocent 👏👏👍