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Fidesco is an international Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that recruits and trains volunteers before sending them for a one or two year mission in under-served areas of the world. The volunteers make their professional and personal skills available to the needy through humanitarian and development projects.
In 1980 in Rome, African bishops met members of the Emmanuel Community and gave them a challenge: “We need young people coming in the name of their faith to support us in our development projects and offer assistance to our local population. Come join us!”
The largest health care center in the country. It has sixty employees and 4 Fidesco volunteers. Every year, over 100,000 people receive care and medicine. The price, at $1.30 for the consultation, all included, is accessible even to the poorest. What is on the horizon. The maximum capacity for the Maternity Center has been […]
A team of volunteers go to the central prison in Kinshasa to meet with about a dozen prisoners a week. While there, they not only offers legal advice, but also help them with the psychological support they need to deal with the hostile conditions. BAJPD lawyers (4 in Kinshasa, and 2 in Lubumbashi) then handle […]
March 22 at 2:15 pm (EST) there will be an online Fidesco Information evening in English (about 90 minutes) Participants, from all over the world, who are thinking about leaving with Fidesco are welcome! Topics: What is Fidesco Discerning a departure Q&A Register on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fidesco has created a new way for retirees to volunteer and the Casa Valentina project will benefit from this initiative. Marie-Danielle and Joel Lepeyrou will be heading to Bucharest in January where they will bring their experience and life skills to the parents and children at Casa Valentina. Marie-Danielle and Joel have commited to volunteering […]
On the occasion of the 5th World Day of the PoorNovember 18, 2021 from 2:15 pm to 3:30pm EST Digital “Meet and Greet” with Gregoire and Jessica de Lassus. – Why are they on a Fidesco mission? – What are they doing in Benin, Africa? – What can you do yourself for the poor? Register […]
After gathering 87 volunteers for final training in July, Drew, Nora & Ghislain have been able to procure their visas and get to work in their misison countries. Fidesco continue to battle the visa challenges to allow our partners the excellent help of our volunteers. One more American is waiting for her mission to begin. […]
As part of our 40 year anniversary that Fidesco is currently celebrating, Pope Francis invited members for a private audience on March 20, 2021. Here is the link to this unique moment: https://youtu.be/mKDmr5zW44Q
Today is the day to submit your non-binding application for a 2021 departure on mission. Fidesco USA will host an invitation-only Discernment Weekend from April 9 to April 11, 2021. Attendance is mandatory for a 2021 departure. Send your questions to Info@fidescousa.org and we hope to hear from you!
This is a “by invitation only” weekend so please contact Fidesco to be included. Fidesco USA: Who’s next?
March 22 at 2:15 pm (EST) there will be an online Fidesco Information evening in English (about 90 minutes) Participants, from all over the world, who are thinking about leaving with Fidesco are welcome! Topics: What is Fidesco Discerning a departure Q&A […]
Location:online 2:15 pm EST to 3:30 pm
The 2021 Discernment Weekend is only a few weeks away. Submit your application today.
Fidesco Information Session offered FREE online Participants from all over the world who are discerning service with Fidesco are welcome! Date & time: February 23 @ 2:15 pm to 3:45 pm (EST) Topics: •What is Fidesco? •Discerning a departure •Q&A Register at: email@example.com
Fidesco USA will host an Invitation-only Discernment Weekend from Friday, April 9, 2021 (5:30pm) until Sunday, April 11, 2021 (2pm) in the New York City area. Submit your non-binding application today and begin the process of discerning a time of service with Fidesco.
On the occasion of the 5th World Day of the Poor Digital “Meet and Greet” with Gregoire and Jessica de Lassus. – Why are they on a Fidesco mission? – What are they doing in Benin? – What can you do yourself for the poor? Register today via www.fidesco.nl and receive the link for this […]
Location:online 2:15 pm EST to 3:30 pm