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Posts made in September, 2015

New friends in Taraz

Posted on Sep 15, 2015

New friends in Taraz

Thanks to the initiative and invitation of Father Eduardo, the parish priest in Taraz, a two-day meeting was held with the parishioners, who were interested in explore the origins and objectives of the work of Caritas. The first day the topic was doctrinal, while the second day was devoted to practical and organizational teaching with a short training, to test the ability to analyze the situation and work together....

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Response to emergency in Almaty

Posted on Sep 9, 2015

Response to emergency in Almaty

A small group of volunteers of Caritas Almaty had the opportunity to put into practice their knowledge and training in emergency response that they have received in the last few months as part of Caritas International, Caritas Asia and the CRS special training. In late July, a district of Almaty was severely damaged by landslides. Immediately the volunteer group mobilized itself to come to the aid of affected people....

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Guests from Belgium

Posted on Sep 9, 2015

Guests from Belgium

We recently received the visit by representatives of “Fedasil” and “IOM” from Belgium; these are two organizations that work with migrants. In particular, the purpose of the visit was to discuss the results in Almaty – positive and negative – of the project for returnees from Belgium. “Caritas Almaty” is a local partner, that in recent years supplied support to the citizens of Kazakhstan, that have had to leave...

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