ITALY: IN TEN YEARS, CEI HAS SUPPORTED 9158 PROJECTS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

” “Literacy, professional training, support of the disabled, promotion of women, protection of natives, humanisation of prisons, natural disasters, fight against AIDS: these are some of the areas of work of the "Committee for charity projects for the Third World", an organisation of the Italian Bishops Conference that uses funds from the "0.8 per cent" tax-free quota. A meeting has been planned for today in Rome, to review the projects received over the last few months. The balance of the last decade of work, published by the director of the service, mgr. Piergiuseppe Vacchelli, who is also the undersecretary of the Italian Bishops Conference, shows a total allocated amount of 920 million euros. This sum has been used to fund 9158 projects in dozens of poor countries. For the next three-year period, the countries that will have priority in receiving such funds are the following: in Africa, Burkina Faso, Capo Verde, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Republic of Central Africa, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan (40% of the yearly budget). In America Latina, Bolivia, Cuba, Haiti (10% of the yearly budget). In Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam (10% v of the yearly budget).” ” ” “

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