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Magis Americas

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We build just societies by mobilizing support for Jesuit education, migration, and ecology initiatives in the Global South.
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  • Title: Fe Y Alegria Colegio San Vicente bogota
  • Charity: Magis Americas
  • Country: Colombia
  • Photo Credit: Tim Beresnyak / Magis Americas

Students at Fe y Alegria in Bogota

  • Title: Fe y Alegria School Rural Nicaragua
  • Charity: Magis Americas
  • Country: Nicaragua
  • Photo Credit: Fe y Alegria Nicaragua

One school in the rural area of Nicaragua that we are raising funds to rebuild after a natural disaster.

  • Title: Girl studying in Nicaragua
  • Charity: Magis Americas
  • Country: Nicaragua
  • Photo Credit: Fe y Alegria Nicaragua

A young girl receiving an education at a Fe y Alegria school in Nicaragua.

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Bogota, Colombia is a capital city filled with commerce and tourism. But, just outside the city center exists a noticeable contrast in housing and economic development where the poorest families reside. Many of the city’s poorest families live on the outskirts in the mountains, and they have very difficult commutes into the city center for work. Without daycare, many of the young parents would not be able to earn an income to support their families. Fe y Alegria, a Jesuit network of organizations helping the disadvantaged and poor since 1955, has preschools within this community offering free services to children up to 5 years of age. These services include: monitoring and evaluating the child’s development, nutritional supplementation and home interventions when needed. The administrator of the preschool feeds the children three nutritious meals per day. Although it doesn’t sound like a huge accomplishment, she does this on just $1 (one…