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Visit to AIC-Madagascar

Anne Bemmo, AIC Coordinator for Africa, and Agnès Dandois, Treasurer of AIC Solidarité, recently visited AIC-Madagascar to discover the association’s activities. In a country suffering from a lack of infrastructure and a difficult climate, the volunteers do all they can to fight against poverty and strengthen the level of education of the population. AIC-Madagascar was […]

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Prix Dominique 2018-photo pour site

Dominique Prize for Sustainable Development 2018

Thanks to all the AIC volunteers who sent their activities in the field of sustainable development. We were very happy to receive 19 projects from 12 different countries on 4 continents. And the winners are: BRAZIL, Curitiba: Community Vegetable Garden – The objective is to rehabilitate empty land used by criminals for illicit trafficking to […]

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AIC-Germany: Protest in a Nightshirt

With blankets, pillows, cuddly toys and bathrobes about 60 volunteers from CKD/AIC-Germany in the archdiocese of Paderborn settled on their beds in front of the Paderborn town hall in a protest action aiming to draw attention to the housing shortage in Germany. The association, which has around 17,000 volunteers in the archdiocese, calls for significantly […]

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Advocacy: Collaboration is essential

AIC International is an ECOSOC-recognized Catholic NGO at the UN.  At the UN in New York, for nearly two decades we have fought the feminization of poverty with a small group of volunteer representatives.  For anyone who has engaged in this work, it is obvious that one cannot keep pace with the proliferation of ubiquitous […]

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Chantal Crépey

New biography: Saint Vincent de Paul, un génie de la charité

Chantal Crépey, volunteer and former National President of AIC-France, has just published a biography of our founder: “Saint Vincent de Paul, un génie de la charité” (Salvator, 2017) to mark our 400th anniversary. The book recounts St Vincent’s life and spirituality and explains how AIC was born, its action with and for women and its […]

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St Vincent said to us: “Charity allows no rest; it is an ever-growing fire”

AIC – International Association of Charities – is a network of 150,000 local volunteers, mainly women, who work in their local communities to combat poverty in 53 countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the United States. At the moment, there are over 13,000 activities underway in 53 countries, in Africa, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the USA. […]

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St Vincent said to us: “Love is inventive, even to infinity”

AIC volunteers are constantly called to prove their inventiveness: in order to respond to new forms of poverty, to meet new challenges and to continuously improve their work on behalf of the most disadvantaged, notably by seeking to value their strengths, encourage their participation in the activities underway and adapt to their needs and requests. […]

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