For 20 years now, the Dominican Sisters in Docordò, Colombia, have been trying to help young people. Through educational work and intensive personal accompaniment, they try to keep young people from falling into the clutches of the armed gangs, who are very prevalent and active in the region. Many of these young people are easily manipulated and exploited, often suffering from an inadequate upbringing, a difficult home background and a general aimlessness and lack of direction in life.
Papua New Guinea is the largest country in Oceania, which includes Asia, Australia, and thousands of islands in the Pacific Ocean. Its ecosystem is one of the most diverse on Earth, as is its population: some 830 languages are spoken by its residents. But the country has had difficulty adjusting to the developments of the …
The youth apostolate is a major priority for the Archdiocese of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. The challenges that the young people of Ethiopia face are immense: they are all but promised poverty and unemployment; they are negatively influenced by media that reaches even the most distant villages. They dream of fleeing to Europe but do not understand the consequences of leaving home.