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International Literacy Day 2020

International Literacy Day was celebrated on 8th September 2020 with the theme “Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond: the role of educators and changing pedagogies”. Since 1967, International Literacy Day has been celebrated every year around the world to remind people of the importance of literacy in promoting human dignity and […]

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AIC-Guatemala helps rebuild homes for the victims of the Fuego volcano eruption

Following the eruption of the Fuego volcano that ravaged the region southeast of Guatemala City in 2018, the group ‘Solidaridad por Guate’ was formed to help the victims.  AIC-Guatemala, the Congregation of the Mission and the Famvin Homeless Alliance (FHA) are part of this group, along with many other organizations. Together, they bought a piece […]

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Call for donations for AIC-Lebanon

Our association AIC-Lebanon usually supports 72 families in a Christian neighborhood in Beirut. This area has been partially impacted by the explosion of August 4th. The beneficiaries are mostly elderly people, some families with children and Syrian refugee families. Following the deadly explosion that ravaged the city, AIC is in direct contact with Nawal Sfeir, […]

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AIC-Mexico Adapts to Face the COVID-19 Pandemic

The AIC-Mexico volunteers have adapted their services to be able to continue supporting the most disadvantaged people during the COVID-19 pandemic. Certain centers had close, but the volunteers still wanted to help those living in poverty, so they started organizing food distribution for people who are homeless or have lost their jobs, families of detainees, […]

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AIC-Argentina tackles the COVID-19 pandemic

The AIC volunteers in Bahía Blanca, Argentina are offering a range of services to disadvantaged people in their local community during the COVID-19 pandemic, including educational support to pupils who are distance learning, food and clothes banks and a vaccination campaign. School support A group of volunteers with English teaching experience is working with a […]

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Support Vincentian Family Projects

The Vincentian Family Office has established a new website (Famvin.net) that showcases Vincentian Family projects during the time of this pandemic that are in need of funding.  Associations that have ongoing projects for COVID-19 are welcome to present their projects on this website. This is a great opportunity to raise funds for your projects, or […]

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AIC-France’s COVID-19 Actions

The actions of AIC volunteers around the world show that however difficult the situation, it is always possible to continue supporing those in need. Like many European countries, France has been badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is those living in poverty who are most vulnerable to its economic impacts. The AIC volunteers […]

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AIC and Advocacy: Fighting Poverty at International Level

In the training material sent to volunteers this spring, AIC has chosen to focus on the importance of its international representation work (See: The sentinel role of AIC from the local to the international level). In this time of pandemic, the AIC representatives are continuing their advocacy work from home through online meetings. However in […]

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AIC signs the Global Statement of Solidarity and Action to Protect the Unhoused from COVID-19

AIC has signed the Global Statement of Solidarity and Action to #ProtectTheUnhoused from COVID-19! Vulnerably housed people, including those experiencing homelessness, migrants, and refugees, are some of the groups that are most at risk from the COVID-19 pandemic. Take action to protect them today! Sign the Global Statement too! Full text: “The associations together call […]

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