Emergency aid for Ukraine


Following the recent invasion of Ukraine by Russia many of our contacts in the humanitarian field have immediately organized facilities to welcome the persons fleeing Ukraine and the War. The Global Fund for Forgotten People and Malteser International which are part of the Order of Malta were already running support projects in Ukraine and in […]

Espace Saint-Julien – Opening of the first pole

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On January 31, 2022, the first pole of the future Espace Saint-Julien opened! 6 years to the day after the first meeting of a few volunteers who were wondering about a project aiming at bringing together different generations in a single living space. “An immense joy” for Benoît Gruau, one of the founding members and […]

Bethlehem University Dedicates Newest Building on Campus

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Bethlehem University dedicated its new building, the John Patrick Cardinal Foley Hall. The ceremony was held on Monday, 6 September 2021.  This new facility was named in honor of His Eminence John Patrick Cardinal Foley. The late Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, who was a great friend of Bethlehem University. […]

SIMN and UNHCR Sign Agreement to Foster Refugee Protection and Solutions

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We are very proud to spread the news! The Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN), an organisation and a cause that we have been supporting for several years now, has just signed a Global Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). These organisations are formalizing a long-standing partnership. The Scalabrini […]

Our support to Covid-19 related projects


During these uncertain times, while the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc in developing countries. We will continue to support all of our projects and have decided to offer extra support to those projects that can help limit the spread of this virus and limit the casualties. Lately, we have sent extra support to the […]

Interview of the Cardinal Mario Zenari, Apostolic Nuncio in Syria


Initiated by Cardinal Mario Zenari, implemented by the AVSI Foundation and financially supported by The Caritas Pro Vitae Gradu Charitable Trust, the “Open Hospitals” Project in Syria  aims to provide 50’000 medical free treatments to the poorest population living in Damascus and Aleppo. Watch the interview of the Cardinal Mario Zenari, Apostolic Nuncio in Syria, […]

Construction of the Chapel for the Trappist Sisters in Angola


We are happy to announce that the construction of the Church for the Trappist Sisters in Angola has just been finished. Our next project will be to support their pharmacist activities by buying new equipment for them. We will keep you updated. History The Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (also known as “Trappists”) […]

Scalabrini Brothers (SIMN) video


For those who wish to see how the Scalabrini Brothers (SIMN) operate the management of their Refugee Camp in CUCUTA – COLOMBIA, for Venezuelan refugees. Hand in hand with other NGOs (Red Cross, UN). Have a look at this recent video showing their admirable work of compassion. Scalabrini Brothers (SIMN) Mission The Scalabrini International Migration […]