News and Stories

Pablo’s Fire

Breaking news this week included a house fire in the home of one of our Paso a Paso scholarship students, Pablo. “We (Pablo and his two sisters) were sleeping when then our neighbor called to us and then we were running, running to get away," Pablo said. "We were very...

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Update from Leyla

Mothers of Step by Step Scholarship students in Ethiopia started a Women’s Group that collectively owns a poultry business. They raise over 150 chickens together and sell the eggs to support their families. The Chicken and Egg project was self-initiated by the moms,...

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Medical Mission Hall of Fame

On March 17, 2018, leaders and members of the University of Toledo School of Medicine and International Samaritan witnessed International Samaritan’s induction into the Global Medical Mission Hall of Fame. The Medical Mission Hall of Fame Foundation honors individuals...

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Bill Pulte, servant to the poor

Bill Pulte was there from the very beginning of International Samaritan’s mission; his generosity benefited thousands of children and families living in garbage dump poverty.  After returning from Guatemala in 1994, Father Don Vettese, S.J. shared with Bill what he...

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