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Posts made in September, 2018

The project continues in Shymkent

Posted on Sep 20, 2018

The project continues in Shymkent

While during the summer period we had a decrease in the number of Down’s Syndrome children attending the Caritas centre, on the other hand the long-distance relationship with the families of other cities continued and increased. Our Zhanna and Nastja have now demonstrated to work totally independently with regard to the evaluation and preparation of programs for children’s practice at home. In fact they were invited to Shymkent by...

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What we dreamed about

Posted on Sep 19, 2018

What we dreamed about

Undoubtedly the event that most strongly characterized our summer was Kolja’s training. The 22 years old young man whom we already met at the first seminar of prof. Sangalli in Almaty. Stimulated by a local company that turned to us with the idea of hiring young people with Down’s Syndrome, we accepted the challenge of training Kolja, as a pioneer of this project, keeping in mind the company’s guidelines...

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Heritage from Expo

Posted on Sep 13, 2018

Heritage from Expo

The greenhouse project to be implemented within the Ark village of Talgar is currently in its operational phase. As you may recall, the project aims to be locally the ideal continuation of the Vatican pavilion present at the 2017 Astana Expo. A progression that shows in the local site, what was visible to visitors to the pavilion during the summer of last year. Namely, that it is possible to...

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School for All

Posted on Sep 12, 2018

School for All

Every year many families are feeling mounting anxiety over the approach of a new school year. Every year the necessary school budget for every child increases significantly. This is why we are committed to raise money during the summer and to collect school supplies to support families who otherwise would not be able to send their children to school. We are grateful to all those who, through personal contacts...

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Content vs Technology

Posted on Sep 11, 2018

Content vs Technology

It’s nothing new that our world is increasingly living on the wave of communication. For many people, “living” means “being connected”. Such an approach certainly has many limitations and many negative aspects. Nevertheless, we should not forget the tremendous potential of communication. This is why we are trying in different ways to improve the communication aspect of Caritas Almaty, both inside the Caritas network – especially in collaboration with...

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Salt of the Earth

Posted on Sep 11, 2018

Salt of the Earth

As already announced in the previous bulletins, the LLC “Salt of the Earth” was finally registered and now moving the first steps towards the launch of the first commercial projects. The main purpose of the LLC is to promote projects in different work areas, aiming to create jobs particularly for the most vulnerable sections of the population. This will also entail vocational training activities, to be offered, among other...

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