Santuario Beata Teresa de Calcuta

Partner Name: Santuario Beata Teresa de Calcuta

English Translation: Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Sanctuary

Mission: The mission of Santuario Beata Teresa de Calcutta is to follow her example of adoration of Christ and to live out His teachings among the least of us by providing basic life necessities so they might know the love of God.

Number Served: 100 low-income people and families in need

Director: Padre Zbigniew Szczotka, MC

Location: Tijuana, Mexico

SHI Partnership Began: 1985

Project Overview: At the Sanctuary of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, the missionaries of charity help low income people and families with a weekly pantry visit. The sisters stock their pantry with beans, rice, tuna, sugar, lentils, soap, oil, potatoes, maseca (grain powder to make tortillas), and tomatoe sauce.  Serving Hands partners in the provision of some of the pantry items as well as provides school supplies and shoes during the annual SHI School Program.

Current needs: School Supplies, monteary gifts to support the growing need for pantry and food items

For information on how you can help this project please contact SHI at (619) 582-8200 or

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