El Salvador Mission

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El Salvador Mission

  1. 1. El Salvador Mission<br />After their 50th class reunion,classmates re- connect to support a mission effort.<br />
  2. 2. Ursuline High School Provides Mission In El Salvador.<br />Ruthanne Grant, Sally, and Rita of Ursuline High School Class of 1957 sort donated shoes into size ranges to distribute in san Jose Villanueva residents. Walking from the hills to work, school, or the United States require much footgear. - Photo by Rick Walker (DOY)<br />
  3. 3. Intergenerational Ministry<br />Joseph Miles (‘04) and his grandmother Sally Perunko (‘58) worked together in San Jose Villanueva.<br />
  4. 4. CLEAN CLOTHES!<br />
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  6. 6. In the U.N. ranked median-developed Country many People have NO water or Electric<br />
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  8. 8. Healthy Living RequiresWater & Light<br />4 Gallon Water Purifier<br />Four Hours of light from the Sun<br />
  9. 9. $45.00 STOVEThe group learned that by changing the manner by which families cook they are exposed to virtually no smoke and that water can boil within 5 – 10 minutes with only two sticks of wood rather than armloads.<br />
  10. 10. Saint Joseph satellite Chapel in ????<br />stats<br />
  11. 11. Finishing the surface of the steps on the new gathering<br />Space for the Salvador A. Mendieto public school in San Jose Villanueva is (front) Joe Miles ‘UHS ‘04 and Paul Grant husband of Ruthanne . Brian Corbin from Catholic Charities Services DOY watches their newly learned skill.<br />
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  16. 16. UHS ’58+ Meets with Catholic Relief Services, El Salvador in San Salvador<br />
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  22. 22. Ruthanne, Sally and Rita sort donated shoes by size for distribution through the local parish of Saint Joseph.<br />The seven mission team members each took an extra checked army type duffle bag with shoes, dental and school supplies for the village of San Jose Villanueva.<br />
  23. 23. The new student auditorium will eventually be completely roofed over. For now only the stage is covered. The mission team is being shown by ninth grade students, who work on the project, how to mix the concrete for the finishing layer on the steps to the stage.<br />
  24. 24. Rita (rear) and Ruthanne sand a concrete wall of the new student auditorium in preparation of painting.<br />
  25. 25. Joe Miles jokes with students as they return from their recess.<br />
  26. 26. Government workers fumigate for Dengue Fever.<br />
  27. 27. A house exudes the fumigating smoke from the openings along the roof.<br />Dengue fever outbreaks require that fumigation to kill-off the mosquito that transmits the viral disease. Entire communities are treated, homes, forest, everything.<br />
  28. 28. After the weekly youth mass at St. Joseph Church the kids gather in the church yard to play games.<br />
  29. 29. Coconut palms are everywhere and supply food and revenue for many people in this community.<br />

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