Uruguay Tag

Providencia digital
URUGUAY, Providencia • The pandemic continues to impact children and young people. In many countries, as soon as schools reopened, they had to close their doors again. Children and young people not only lose time for learning, they also miss their classmates, games… and for parents, organizing themselves between childcare, homeschooling and teleworking is very challenging. Not to mention the constant fear of catching the disease and leaving their family members at risk and unable to care for them. In addition, for many children from vulnerable sectors, school meals areRead More
Montevideo
URUGUAY, Gabriela Boffano/Maria Fischer • Uruguay is the country of the first daughter shrine of the Original Shrine in the world – A shrine in the small town of Nueva Helvecia, located about 60 km from Colonia del Sacramento and 130 km from the capital, Montevideo. But Uruguay is also the country of only one daughter shrine. In Montevideo they have long desired the construction of a daughter shrine, and years ago the Schoenstatt Pilgrim Mother Campaign conquered the altar for it. — For a long time, this altar wasRead More
Uruguay
URUGUAY, via www.schoenstatt.org.uy • Cardinal Daniel Sturla celebrated the year-end Mass at the Oncology Hospital. The altar and chairs were set up in the large entrance hall so that everyone could participate and still maintain all the health protocols related to the pandemic. — A picture of the Pilgrim Mother and the unity cross were placed on the altar. Several priests from the Health Pastoral Ministry concelebrated the Mass with the Archbishop of Montevideo. Several patients and people who work at the hospital attended the Mass. We thank the PilgrimRead More
Nueva Helvecia
URUGUAY, Alfredo Schiaffino • 2020 in general has been quite different from all the other years we have lived. There were many unforeseen events that came with the pandemic and made us change all our patterns. Almost everything that we took for granted ceased to be so, in just a moment. — It’s amazing how everything changes so quickly, isn’t it? It is incredible how we have to get creative, know how to take advantage of circumstances and be attentive to the purposes of time. We want to return toRead More
URUGUAUY, via www.providencia.org.uy • Matea is the first social technology company in Uruguay and was born in the Centro Educativo Providencia with the intention of impacting the education of children in the Cerro area, and change the sustainability paradigm of the center.— Matea arises after a long process of reflection and research. “With the desire to grow, develop new projects, expand or improve those we already have and generate our own resources, we began to investigate other forms of funding from other social organizations in the world. We found thatRead More