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AIC Guatemala and AIC Mexico participate in the FamVin Homeless Alliance’s “13 Houses” Campaign

The FamVin Homeless Alliance has launched a campaign called “13 Houses”, which aims to reduce and, where possible, end all forms of homelessness in the countries in which the Vincentian Family works. AIC is involved in 13 Houses initiatives in Guatemala and Mexico. — Guatemala: Welcome Home Project In Guatemala, AIC is one of five […]

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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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Training in Latin America: “Accompanying others: How and why?”

AIC training: A Latin American initiative to train Lay Spiritual Advisors to accompany groups of AIC volunteers. From 19th-21st March, 63 people from 16 countries (45 AIC volunteers, 13 Daughters of Charity and 5 Priests from the Congregation of the Mission) had the chance to participate in the AIC Training Seminar on the theme “Accompanying […]

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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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