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To the edge… of the Kazakh land

Posted on Dec 27, 2018

To the edge… of the Kazakh land

The long journey of our project to support the parents of children with Down’s syndrome continues. This time were the friends of the Caritas of Atyrau to invite us on first acquaintance and to lay the foundations for a permanent activity in those regions. The first meeting was with the director of the disabled Aktau association, with whom it was very interesting to perceive a meeting of minds about...

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Addictions

Posted on Oct 31, 2018

Addictions

Addictions – drugs and alcohol in the first place – is a problem that has its roots far in the past, and its fruits, unfortunately, continue to manifest themselves tragically in our society, often affecting the most fragile people, and often young people. Frequently in our work, we contact these problematic issues. And the words of the document of the Second Vatican Council on the Church in the contemporary...

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Where to go?

Posted on Oct 30, 2018

Where to go?

In the daily life of our work, as well as in many situations of people’s lives, we sometimes are confronted with the doubt on whether or not to help this person or that. And even more in detail: in case I decide to help the same, what is the right way (if I may say so) to help. The question arises because there is a level, let’s say so,...

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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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