Andreza Ortigoza Tag

PARAGUAY, Verónica Gutiérrez • For many schools in South America, the month of March signals the return to classes. Summer is over, and the days are growing cooler. In their own way, every country prepares in beginning a new school year, and Paraguay is no exception, but it is in a special case: Dequení. — The Dequení Foundation works to protect and care for vulnerable children. It was born out of a group of young Schoenstatt members that organized activities in the streets, and then it grew into a significantRead More
PARAGUAY, by Andreza Ortigoza and Maria Fischer • Inspired children create murals, write or paint what Dequení means to them. “A help for me and my family” — “Dequení is love” — “Dequení is my family”… “This is Dequení week” an enthusiastic Maura says as she writes her everyday experiences and joys. This is Dequení week, celebrating its 31st anniversary of service to thousands of children in Paraguay who live in poor conditions. It is also the week of the Night of Bread and Wine, or simply Dequení Night. ThisRead More
PARAGUAY, by Maria Fischer • Even after the first hugs, smiles, and tears of this greatly desired encounter, we were not sure if it was a dream or reality. On April 6, 2015, visited Dequení. Dequení welcomed after ten years of solidarity with their mission. “We published the first article when it was preparing to celebrate its first 20 years of existence.” said the editor in chief of “Now we are preparing for the 30th year celebration,” Andreza Ortigoza, Director of the Dequení Foundation said. On theRead More