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AMOR EN ACCION INC

www.amorenaccion.com Tax ID 59-2354447

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Organizational Facts:

Amor en Acción is a lay missionary organization, originating in the Archdiocese of Miami in 1976.  Our listing in the 2014 Kenedy Directory is on page #790. 

Areas of Work: 

  • Collaboration in evangelization, nutrition, education, development, medical aid and other programs, in Haiti and Dominican Republic.
  • Short- term mission preparation and ongoing mission formation
  • Promotion of mission through educational presentations and reflections for children and adults.

Population Served: Haiti:   Diocese of Port-de-Paix/ and Diocese of Gonaives average of 400,000 people. 

  • Projects serve:  Evangelization-support for 25 catechists and materials. Nutrition/Education - 4,500 children in 28 schools and 113 teachers.  Medical and nutrition - projects serve an estimated 2,000 adults directly or indirectly.  Development partnerships – with coffee cooperative, artisan women’s groups, and parish solar bakery project. Disaster relief and recovery projects:  Emergency food Aid, shelter repair and expansion to accommodate displaced persons, school repair/reconstruction, tuition assistance, agriculture job development, solar energy development, water purification, and cholera prevention and treatment projects.

Dominican Republic:  Diocese of La Vega and Diocese of San Pedro de Macoris

  • Projects serve:  1,100 children, and 70 families.
  • Short Term Mission groups serve: over 2,000 children and 800 adults every year in evangelization and youth activities in 3 cities.  About ¼ of the adults and children are not baptized Catholics.

 

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