Beatification of Bishop Álvaro del Portillo

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On September 27, 2014, Bishop Álvaro del Portillo was beatified in Madrid, Spain. Bishop Álvaro del Portillo began many social projects in Africa. Harambee International, in conjunction with the organizing committee for the beatification, is inviting people to contribute to the following social and education initiatives:

  1. Enugu, Nigeria: The creation of a new wing for mothers and children at the Niger Foundation Hospital and Diagnostic Center.
  2. Kinshasa, Congo: The expansion and improvement of three medical clinics and the training of new nurses at the Monkole Hospital and the Institut Superieur en Sciences Infirmières.
  3. Bingerville, Ivory Coast: The development of a program to fight infant malnutrition by the Ilomba Rural Center.
  4. Rome, Italy: Raising scholarships for African priests and seminarians who study at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross.

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