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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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English via Skype

Posted on Apr 20, 2019

English via Skype

Our course of English is well under way. You probably remember that initially we sent our students a lesson with a recording and after that several exercises to train their skills. Our students completed the exercises and our teacher checked them. Lately we have been thinking about the practical aspect of learning a language. So we decided to offer our students Skype lessons as well. We should mention that...

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News from our diocese – Taraz

Posted on Mar 30, 2019

News from our diocese – Taraz

The long term dream of the community in Taraz is about to come true. After receiving a permit from the local government, the works on the soup kitchen were finalized and the community is planning to open it in May. This will be the first operational project for Caritas Taraz. It will involve one person working as a cook and a nun, and the congregation will serve as volunteers...

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WhatsApp Chat to support parents with children with Down Syndrome

Posted on Mar 29, 2019

WhatsApp Chat to support parents with children with Down Syndrome

A very important part of our work on the project of support to parents with children with Down Sydrome is the constant long-distance communication between parents and members of our team. This is extremely important for parents who feel supported in their everyday commitment of upbringing and rehabilitation of their children. In addition, it’s important for “new” parents who join the existing group to learn about the main principles...

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Sustainable agriculture in Kazakhstan

Posted on Mar 28, 2019

Sustainable agriculture in Kazakhstan

The construction of the two greenhouses in Almaty and Talgar is finished, which means that we are launching the operational phase of the project. The first aspect is the organization of work with a view to sell the agricultural product. One part of the produce will be used to support the beneficiaries of Caritas, while the proceeds from the sales of the remaining part will be used to sustain...

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Follow your heart

Posted on Jan 27, 2019

Follow your heart

This is a title of a book written by an Italian writer that was published several years ago. Very often the title can be applied to our lives. Often our life leads us where we would never imagine to arrive. Recently two years have passed since the start of our project of sustain to parents of children with Down syndrome. At the beginning, as many of you can remember,...

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