We are a non-profit entity, , founded on 30 August 30th, 1.960 1960 by Sister Francisca of the Sacred Heart, a nun of the congregation Hermanas Dominicas de la Presentación.. Since then, , our central axis is the construction of decent housing,, accompanied by processes of nutrition,, health and social support.. In one word, we are forming Integral Communities that can coexist harmoniously
We have a pharmacy and two volunteer medical Doctors with the right to consultation and medication. . Every day we receive the donation of all kinds of medicine,, which are evaluated by health professionals..
For over 57 57 year we have fed children and seniors from the city of Manizales.. At present , we have a restaurant for seniors in the deprived neighbourhood of San Sebastián,, where we daily care about 90 90 ederly, disable, pregnant and street people..
We have been 57 constructing around 6 thousand housing solutions 6 for people with limited resources in the city for the past 57 years. . We work with the idea of building and that all people: : children, , parents, , mothers, , grandparents, , siblings, , have the opportunity to grow in the warmth of a Home..
We bond to our work generous people, , who help monthly to families of different sectors of the city to pay their housing quotas. . Each sponsor of our Foundation makes a free monthly contribution to be added to the fees that each family makes in their debt. . We also have sponsors for the restaurant for the elderly and for the different social programs. .
Testimonies and Evidences
“I thank OSB for helping us through the Godfather Plan. Thanks to this sponsor plan, , my family has had a better quality of life. . “
Yenny Tatiana Jaramillo
“We want to give thanks to the foundation and to all the sponsors for everything you have done for the grandparents. , Thanks to God, , the Virgin Mary and you, , we are better off. , All of us are thankful to Sister Maria Eugenia and the priest who also have helped us a lot.”
Verónica Rodriguez Sotelo
“Thanks god fathers and Betania for making us occupy our free time in the Dance and not in bad things of the streets. . For giving us the opportunity to dance,, enjoy and expend our free time in dancing.”