The De La Salle Christian Brothers are members part of a worldwide educational movement over 900 schools within which 5300 Brothers and 77,000 Lasallian Partners teach some 875,00 students in 84 countries. It’s an education without borders.
More information is available at our Motherhouse website in Rome, including a detailed list of all Lasallian institutions around the world.
Along with our schools, the Brothers are involved in a whole range of educational enterprises. Here are some examples:
Reception centers for travellers and drug addicts.
San Gabriel, Bolivia
Through radio and television, teachers serve 2 million Aymara
Indians on the high plateaux children run by Spanish Districts.
Abidjan & Byumba, Rwanda
Centers for street children.
A toll-free telephone service covering the whole of Australia for
young people with problems (30,000 calls a week), supported by a finely
adjusted technology and a major countrywide fundraising system.
Alexandria & Cairo, Egypt
3 centers for the mentally handicapped.
3 centers for mentally handicapped children.
5 Brothers and 30 lay persons have created a network of 36 mobile
classrooms (in vans adapted for the purpose), teaching 5,000 Gypsy
children as they travel around the country and creating a successful teaching
approach and way of working that is unique to that population.
"Reaching the Unreached" which for the last 30 years has
helped and educated local people. Among their accomplishments: 70
villages reorganised; 2,000 wells dug; 1,600 family homes built by the
local people; work for women (widows looking after orphans); vocational
schools for adults, and other schools for many groups.
Several schools and the only Catechist center for the
country, where both parish catechists and their wives take classes.
Courses & resources on responsible paternity-maternity.
Australia & France
Associations to help young pregnant women.
Motorcycle repair schools for street kids, art schools, etc.
Christ the Teacher Institute for training teachers throughout Africa
Bethlehem University and a high school in Tel Aviv which
both Christian, Jewish, and Moslem students attend