An experience of centuries adapted to the present
The Augustinian Recollects Order, born in 1588, is a missionary community.
Augustinian Recollects and volunteers, assessing Haren Alde situation in Argentina.
Among its credits are the construction of civil infrastructures and communications,
promotion of health , local economies, the formation and training of people for whom the missionaries worked in the Americas and in The Philippines since the beginning of the XVII century.
Many cities of the world are witnesses of this work and have dedicated streets and homage to Recollect friars in the past. Many national historical heritage in the Philippines, Colombia, Brazil, Panama and Spain have received diverse contributions from the Recollects.
From 1992 Haren Alde ha appropriated this proof of social advancement to adapt itself to the present society with about 200 projects of cooperation for development in Argentina, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, The Philippines, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, The Dominican Republic, Sierra Leone and Venezuela.