On 25th November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, an AIC project in Naranjos, Peru, was awarded the Jean and Claire Delva Prize 2013. It simultaneously combines elements of combatting violence and education (our Operational Guidelines).
The aim of this project is to support 70 women who are victims of domestic...
Dear AIC Friends,
By now you must have heard what is happening and what has happened in the Philippines over the last few months.
When graces come they pour, when the calamities came they poured as well. The Zamboanga war, the earthquake in Bohol and then the strongest typhoon in the world hit Tacloban. My, my we asked, why the Philippines? CNN said the Filipino...
From August 9-11, Christine Peeters, AIC representative, was among the seventy two members of the Vincentian Family from every continent met in Paris to reflect on Vincentian management of the patrimony of those who are poor as Wise Stewards. The work was based on the conviction that the resources that the Lord has entrusted to us “are the patrimony of Jesus Christ, the sweat of poor...
AIC Madagascar has just celebrated the 25 years of existence “ Last Saturday was a GREAT DAY for us ,AIC volunteers from Madagascar , 34 volunteers from the 14 groups werepresent , very happy to share this JOY with us; As our Bishop said : it’s the beginningof many other greater actions toward the poorest ones and the medal wehave just received is in fact... >>
From the 25th to 30th August 2013, the XXV National Assembly of AIC-Brazil took place in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais.
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Anne Sturm and Rose de Lima Ramanankavana visited AIC Vietnam March 18 to March 23 2013. For Anne it was the second visit, for Rose it was a completely new experience. This six day visit was a very good opportunity to meet friends again, to strengthen links and to see the substantial development of a young and growing association of AIC. (Obviously there was not enough time to visit all the... >>
A short but very well organised visit allowed AIC-Switzerland and AIC International to get to know each other better and to realise that "to be Vincentian" is to be part of a large global network.
AIC-Switzerland has 110 volunteers split into 8 groups, 1 in Geneva and 7 in Tessin. The AIC-Switzerland volunteers work in close collaboration with the social services who put them in... >>
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