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Rain Water Harvesting for Sisters of St. Antoine in Trouin

Construction of a rain water capture system that will provide water to the formation house of the Little Sisters of St. Antoine was completed in 2014.  The Sisters of St. Antoine are a community of women religious who work “men nan men” (“hand in hand”) with the Association of Peasants of Fondwa . They are responsible for managing the a primary-care medical clinic, the Fatima House Orphanage, and the St. Antoine elementary and secondary schools, and the Fondwa Women's Vocational School.

Children and youth in the religious and education program and vacation bible school of St. James Parish (Sewickley, PA) raised more than $8,000 through a “penny power” campaign, bake sales, and a run/walk/jump – athon.