People live in wooden and tin houses.
This family lives in a tim house, 10' by 15' on the side of a hill.
Families live in deplorable conditions.
Many wooden and twig houses are falling over.
Father Lou QuinnFather Lou: Award winning internationally admired for changing the face of poverty in the province of San Jose de Ocoa Father is an 'Order of Canada' recipient and a Nobel Peace Prize nominee.
It was a great honour to be with father. I was inspired by his work, his philosophy and his great accomplishments. One feels close to God when they are in the presence of Fr. Lou.
There is no place Father will not explore. He has built up hundreds of communities and changed the life of thousands of people.
Father will built up this community by providing it with everything it needs to be self sufficient; community centres, running water, aqua ducts, schools, medical clinics and much more…
Fr. Lou builds community centres throughout the Dominican to serve as protection against hurricanes for the people of the community.
Each community has a representative that reports to Father and The Hunta concerning the needs of the community.
Father uses the heavy-duty equipment to make roads so the people can travel, build his schools and much more.
Father teaches the kids academics and crafts in his 65 schools.
One of Father's beautiful schools for the mountain children. Make sure you view the video to see the staggering and inspirational accomplishments of the great Canadian.
Father has food delivered to people in need.
The "Hunta", Father's government, meet regularly to discuss the needs of the poor and plan their re-building on the next village.
Father builds medical clinics for the people in the mountains.
Father builds a whole village of homes with aquaducts, running water, animals, lands to grow food, greenhouses and much more to give a new life to a community.
Father provides solar panels for electricity, as well as running water and latrines.
Father builds homes. Canadian kids from the D.R.E.A.M.S. program build these kind of homes for the poor.
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