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Posts made in April, 2018

Visiting our elderly beneficiaries

Posted on Apr 25, 2018

Visiting our elderly beneficiaries

One of our priorities is to help elderly people, who often cannot afford to buy medicine, receive qualty healthcare, and sometimes buy food. In Caritas Almaty we make every effort to visit our beneficiaries two times a month and give them all the essentials. Because, as Pope Francis said, “people who don’t care about their elderly and treat them badly, do not have a future”. Please take a look at...

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There’s plastic in our seafood

Posted on Apr 20, 2018

There’s plastic in our seafood

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ICMC Plenary Assembly

Posted on Apr 5, 2018

ICMC Plenary Assembly

A couple of months ago we were appointed an organization responsible for finding solutions to problems regarding migrants in all of the Kazakhstan, so the invitation to participate at the ICMC (International Catholic Migration Commission) Plenary Assembly that was held in Rome was a logic consequence. The aim of the Assembly was, firstly, to elect new administration, but also to define the strategy for upcoming years to respond in...

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Fraternal visit to Kapchagay

Posted on Apr 5, 2018

Fraternal visit to Kapchagay

Our visits to parochial communities have become an opportunity to exchange experience that enriches everybody. This was the case of the meeting with the Caritas group of the parish of Kapchagay. The members made a detailed report of their work, listed the main needs that they deal with every day, what are the difficulties, and what are the positive results that they have achieved. Without a doubt the community...

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The “Smile” project

Posted on Apr 5, 2018

The “Smile” project

The dentist project of Caritas continues, and at the same time it is growing. It is growing because this year Milena and Silvio, husband and wife, dentists from Italy, came back to Almaty for a week of check-ups and treatments for different categories of people. This year they worked again in the dentist’s office that the orphanage “Ark Village” in Talgar placed at our disposal. The children of the...

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Global agreements

Posted on Apr 5, 2018

Global agreements

As Pope Francis reminds us in his Address for the World day of Peace 2018, in the course of this year two global agreements have to be defined and approved by the United Nations: one to protect migrants, the second one regarding refugees. The desire of Pope Francis is for these agreements to be inspired by “compassion, foresight and courage”. That’s why the Dicastery for the Integral Human Development...

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