PASITOS DE JESUS (JESUS’ STEPS) – ORPHANAGE FOR GIRLS
BOCA CHICA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Pasitos De Jesus is a girls orphanage in the Boca Chica community, located at 30 minutes from the center of Santo Domingo. Dalma Florian started to help care for a young girl named Charina. Charina was rejected by her mother because she suffered from Down Syndrome and kept her outside with the dogs. When her mom died, she had no one to care for her and no place to go. Dalma saw the need to care for Charina and other less fortunate girls. She now cares for 35 girls.
THE MONICA BANKS FOUNDATION
LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA. The school was founded by Mariangela Oronti in 2005 after she decided to retire to the tranquility of Africa away from the hustle and bustle of London. Having visited Zambia, Tanzania and South Africa many times in the previous decade she developed a strong bond with the continent and its people.
HAITI’S EARTHQUAKE RELIEF BRIGADE
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI. During the haitian earthquake of 2010, Advensus organized aid convoys to assist in the global relief effort. We took a big enclosed truck of food, water, clothes and medicine that were bought and collected from our employees and sent it to our neighbor nation. Below links showcase the media coverange in BBC and CNN of our participation: