vulnerable populations throughout India
Vicente Ferrer landed in Mumbai, India, in 1952 for the first time, and he immediately felt connected to the plight of rural farmers. In 1956, he was ordained as a priest and spent the next 12 years dedicating himself to supporting the farmers, building wells and building community grassroots teams.
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It would be impossible for the Vicente Ferrer Foundation to continue with its critical work in India without the support of our philanthropic partners. One of them is the Pogosyan Care Foundation, which is generously sponsoring our Recipe for Empowerment launch party on Sept. 22.
“I was never called by my name. I was the girl with no legs.” Stricken with polio at the age of three, Anji lost both of her legs. Her disability made her into a pariah in her village, where people called her “useless.”