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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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Give a voice to those who don’t have one

Posted on Jan 26, 2019

Give a voice to those who don’t have one

One of the priorities of our work this year is the mass media. We are more and more confident that it’s important to use means of communication that are used in the modern world: from traditional ones like television, radio, newspapers to those that have recently entered the lives of people of every age, like social media and the Internet. Our aim is not only to advertise our organization, but...

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Once upon a time…

Posted on Jan 25, 2019

Once upon a time…

Recently a very meaningful situation occurred to our organisation. One clothing store presented us with winter clothes. They were new, but the shop couldn’t sell them anymore. This unexpected gift arrived when we met one mother with three children. Her husband left her, and she remained without a job and means of survival. She came to us without requests; she asked us only the bare essentials to sustain her...

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Safer Internet Day

Posted on Jan 24, 2019

Safer Internet Day

We already told you about the conference that was held in December in Rome and was dedicated to different forms of dependencies. Among other things, it brought to our attention the negative and even destructive influence that the Internet can have on the lives of people, particularly the most vulnerable groups, like children and teenagers. Here is the position of Unicef on the matter. It was published on the...

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