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“We choose life”

Posted on Feb 9, 2020

Life or Death? That is the question. A meeting for teenagers was held in Kapchagai from the 3rd to the 5th of January to reflect on the mystery of life. Cult of Death is being promoted everywhere. How to protect themselves from cruelty and keep socially actively? How to develop the capacity of a tolerant communication? These and many others issues were considered at this meeting. The discussion was held with a spirit...

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Summer Camps

Posted on Feb 9, 2020

Summer camps are a good opportunity for teenagers to live with friends and meet new people of their own age. In this time, they learn to be more respectful with one another and grow in social skills. Out of home, in a different environment, they discover the importance of being responsible and more independent, accompanied by other adults. From Caritas we are happy that almost all the parishes in...

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Greetings from the new director of Caritas Almaty

Posted on Aug 29, 2019

Greetings from the new director of Caritas Almaty

Hello to everyone, My name is Eduardo Calvo Sedano. I am a priest. I was born in Palencia (Spain). I am thirty-four years old. I arrived in Almaty in July and I am still getting used to the language and customs of the country. Bishop Jose Luis has appointed me the Director of our Diocesan Caritas, in order to continue promoting the amendments of the Gospel, with words and...

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News from the project of sustain to parents with children with Down syndrome

Posted on Aug 28, 2019

News from the project of sustain to parents with children with Down syndrome

We are happy to continue informing you about events that we organise for the project: – International Children’s day During the event that we organised in order to celebrate the International Children’s day, parents and children witnessed a colourful show that entertainers from the company called StarFest prepared for us. We would like to thank StarFest for volunteering for this occasion. After the show each family went down the...

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News from Caritas Shymkent

Posted on Aug 27, 2019

News from Caritas Shymkent

A large-scale project is under way in the parish of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus in Shymkent. In a few months a Youth center will be opened there. The center will host various language, culinary, sewing courses, as well as an after-school extension program, development courses for children and courses dedicated to personal development and education. The main purpose of opening the Youth center is to teach young...

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The arrival of professors Sangalli and Tognon

Posted on Apr 23, 2019

The arrival of professors Sangalli and Tognon

Professors Luigi Sangalli and Fabio Tognon, the supervisors of our project, visited Kazakhstan in the end of April. A group of parents with children with Down syndrome invited us to come to Aktobe, the city where we examined more than 50 children in 2 days. After that we returned to Almaty, where professors checked the progress of children who visit our center regularly and also carried out appointments with...

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Social aid

Posted on Apr 22, 2019

Social aid

The Parable of the Good Samaritan that Jesus taught us reminds us that when we see another person in trouble action is the only thing that really matters. Caritas represents the Christian love in action. Nowadays the most vulnerable groups are the elderly, disabled people, families with many children and single-parent families. Our project “The Good Samaritan” aims to fulfill the needs and take care of people living in...

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