Submitted by Martin Thompson
The La Sagrada Familia Parish submitted by Archdiocese of Milwaukee: The La Sagrada Familia Parish in Dominican Republic is requesting funding to provide a computer instructor for about 840 students annually at the newly established computer lab. One trainer would teach M-F 6 hours a day with the intent to expose the parish community to technology and increase the knowledge and skills of the users. They were recipients of a grant from DISC in 2006 towards a generator for the lab.
The Regina House Home Based Care submitted by Diocese of Sioux Falls: The Regina House Home Based Caregivers established income generating projects to purchase food supplies for clients and teach skills to clients in order to support themselves and their families. One project is to design, sew and sell school uniforms. The request is for $1,352 which will assist with the cost of training 4 women and the purchase of 2 sewing machines.