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Pope Benedict teaches us that, “following the example given in the parable of the Good Samaritan, Christian charity is first of all the simple response to immediate needs and specific situations: feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, caring for and healing the sick, visiting those in prison, etc.”

The Smile Project

Posted on Mar 24, 2018

The Smile Project

One of our most important tasks is to help provide healthcare for those who are not able to do it themselves. In Kazakhstan healthcare is in part provided by the government, but patients have to pay to receive quality service, and also to make various analyses and examinations. Unfortunately, not everybody can afford it. Caritas Almaty tries to help those people. Mainly it applies to elderly people, but also...

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Day care Center for Elderly

Posted on Jun 24, 2017

Day care Center for Elderly

The day center for the elderly, wants to be primarily a place for socializing and communicating, especially for the elderly who live alone. We want to provide our beneficiaries with cultural and recreational activities that could enlarge their horizons and bring them back to society. By the way, we want to do this, by connecting elderly people and children during these events, being firmly convinced that the meeting of...

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Support to parents of children with Down syndrome

Posted on Apr 26, 2017

Support to parents of children with Down syndrome

Down syndrome still falls under the category of “mental retardation”. This means a serious restriction of access to education and the world of work. Practically there are no centers and individual specialists, able to adequately preparing children with Down syndrome for school, including them in the structure of inclusive educational program, which is theoretically already stipulated by law. For this reason, in August 2016, a project was born in...

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Adopt a “Babushka”

Posted on Dec 7, 2015

Adopt a “Babushka”

The “Good Samaritan” project is expanding through the cooperation with the International Women’s Club of Almaty. Every year, the Club carries out the action for providing to a number of elderly women living in difficult conditions, gift baskets on the eve of the New Year. This year, Caritas offered its help to continue the action throughout the year, at least for those “babushky” who are most in need of...

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The “Good Samaritan” project

Posted on Oct 6, 2015

The “Good Samaritan” project

The project aims to meet the needs of lonely and elderly people, as disadvantaged families too. The aid goes from food, to clothes, to medicines, to building materials to repair houses in critical condition, and to supply heating. In most situations, the first help is to make the people aware that they are not alone in facing difficulties. Just as the parable of the Good Samaritan tells: “he took...

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