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San Roque Ecovillage residents complete organic farming and solid waste management training

Selected residents of San Roque Ecovillage, Barangay Cagaut, Salcedo, Eastern Samar completed an Organic Farming and Solid Waste Management Training on July 11-12, organized by ESSC in coordination with the local government of Salcedo. The general objective of the training was to equip community members with knowledge and skills they could use to develop an action plan for communal organic farming and solid waste management.

Development and Peace and Caritas Nepal provide assistance to Nepal earthquake victims

Development and Peace, in partnership with Caritas Nepal, provided emergency assistance and shelter to disaster victims of two violent earthquakes in the Nepalese districts of Gorkha and Sindhupalchok.

Construction of Pope Francis Village School for Tacloban Youth

The local elementary school in the community of Diit is a beehive of activity these days. Diit is the community near the city of Tacloban, where Development and Peace and several of its partners are working together to build a resettlement site called the Pope Francis Village that will provide a new beginning for 550 families affected by Typhoon Haiyan.