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Pathways to Children – Kolkata 2018

Below is a blog created Jan. 8th by Robert York, a board member of Pathways to Children who is on the trip.  You can see later days blogs at http://pathwayskolkata2018.blogspot.com/  Additionally, you can also view a blog about the trip created by St. John Vianney seminarians who are on the trip at https://sjvkolkata.blogspot.in/  Monday, January 8, 2018… MORE »

Pathways 2017 Holiday Letter

Dear Pathways Supporters: Thanks to you it has been an incredible year for Pathways to Children; a year of accomplishment and a year of positive impact on poverty in our world. Pathways to Children is small compared to many other nonprofits but IN ONE YEAR Pathways has: Provided preschool education, healthcare and nutrition to 250… MORE »

Medical and School Supplies Needed

Executive Director Grace Strangis heads to Kolkata, India in late December with volunteers from St. John Vianney Seminary and University of Minnesota School of Public Health. She would like to bring with them donated new or slightly used medical and school supplies for the Jan Seva School and Clinics and Orphanage. The list of items… MORE »

Cristo Rey Students in Bogota

Our final day in Colombia DECEMBER 4, 2017 / LEAVE A COMMENT Ms. Martinez: We spent the last day having so much fun together, with the quiet thought of goodbyes still far off in the wind. Students exchanged gifts and sang songs, and played games, and did a final “rap de la bendicion” to say grace over… MORE »

Zemene’s School is Completed!

   The construction of the four classroom school in Belessa, Ethiopia is completed!  It was furnished with school desks and blackboards and handed over to the local community education office this week.  Despite lack of water, civil strife, and great logistical issues, the local American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) succeeded in the endeavor to… MORE »

Saraswati Puja celebration

Pictures from the ‘Saraswati Puja’ celebration at Pathways Jan Seva school in Kolkata on February 1st. This Hindu festival is devoted to the Goddess of education, Mother Saraswati. This festival is also called ‘Vasant Panchami’ since it is celebrated during the spring season or ‘Vasant Ritu’. A scrumptious lunch of hot Khichhidi (rice and lentils… MORE »

St. John Vianney Seminarians trip to Kolkata

December 31st  – St. John Vianney seminarians, Father Borello and traveling companions at Twin Cities airport preparing to leave to Kolkata to work with Mother Teresa’s Sisters and to work in Pathways Jan Seva School and Clinics & picture of them in Kolkata. Below are some of the blogs written by the seminarians during their trip… MORE »

Pathways Holiday Letter

Dear Pathways Supporters: Thank you! Because of all the caring friends like you, Pathways to Children is providing education and health care to hundreds of children living in extreme poverty as well as providing “life changing” volunteer experiences to students. Pathways to Children had many positive developments and achievements in 2016. Collaboration with the University… MORE »