News and Stories

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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Guatemala Kinal Technology School

Twenty students from the Step by Step scholarship program in Guatemala have entered Kinal Technical Labor Education Center, which is one of the 10 best schools in Guatemala, according to the Ministry of Education. In Kinal, the Step by Step students will...

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Honduras Strong Families Workshop

The Step by Step program in Honduras has introduced a new series of workshops called Strong Families, aimed at the beneficiaries of the Honduras Step by Step Program and their parents. These workshops are being carried out with the support of Caritas Honduras, using a...

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