Who we are

The Solidarity & Development Secretariat is the principal development and fundraising department of the De La Salle Christian Brothers and provides capacity building, technical assistance, and financial support to Lasallian educational initiatives worldwide. The Secretariat has created the nonprofit De La Salle Solidarietà Internazionale as a legal instrument to sponsor projects and coordinate the network of Lasallian development organizations around the world. Our mission is to support the projects engaged in the empowerment of children and youth at-risk of social and educational exclusion all over the world through schools, learning centers, orphanages, youth facilities, health clinics and other programs which respond to a vast array of local needs. De La Salle Schools and initiatives are present in 80 countries across five continents, involving about 1 milion students.

Children and youth at risk

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    We work every day to provide quality education to empower children in fragile socio-economic regions of our international Lasallian community, with special attention to the rights and promote the welfare of children and young people in all of our facilities and communities

Beyond borders

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    We stand with the marginalized and underserved regardless of their faith, gender, race, nationality or sexual orientation by being at the service of vulnerable groups around the world, promoting innovative and creative responses to the ever-evolving needs of their local realities

Sustainability

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    Our initiatives are holistic by design to ensure that we respond to today’s needs while building a long-term, sustainable and prosperous future for those we serve. The personnel involved in our projects is almost 100% local.

Sustainable development
The Sustainable Development Goals we have reponded to in 2017
Zero hunger
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
Health
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Education
Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning
Gender equality
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Water and Sanitation
Ensure access to water and sanitation for all
Decent growth
Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
Inequality
Reduce inequality within and among countries
Sustainable-
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Peace, Justice
Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
Partnership for the goals
Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
Like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart
A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul

Executive Director

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Associate Director-Development

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Associate Director-Solidarity

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Project Manager

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Communications Director

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Role to be defined


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