Tutoring session in Bourj Hammoud - Photo: Isabel Corthier
In Lebanon, more than a quarter of the population are refugees. The small country is hosting about 1.5 million people fleeing neighbouring war-torn Syria. 500,000 are children, half of them deprived of an education. Those who make it to school are at...
An earthquake in central Italy has caused severe destruction. Photo: Caritas Italiana
A strong earthquake struck central Italy early on 24 August, causing severe destruction to buildings and the loss of life. The magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck around the Rieti region. The worst hit towns were Amatrice and Accumoli, with the epicentre in...
Executive Director Gagik Tarasyan with the representative of the Armenian Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Armenian Caritas is arriving to a watershed moment in its history. During the period 2017-2019 the Armenian government will decide on national rules regarding the care and protection of elder, children and children and juniors with disabilities. Armenian...
Emili Aregak’s Artyom rocked TED talks for kids
Artyom Hovhannisyan is a regular attendee of the Emili Aregak, Caritas Armenia's day care centre for disable children. He is 13 and lives with a mental disability. After hard work and dedication, Artyom recently succeeded to master the Armenian alphabet...
Hayk during the December performance - Photo: Courtesy of Emili Aregak
Hayk loves music. At home he spends hours listening to classic music on his computer. He lives with autism and attends regularly Emili Aregak. Once a week, Hayk attends the 1.5 hour-long music therapy. Needless is to say that he does so with great...
Children enjoy their hand motorics activity - Picture: Courtesy of Caritas Armenia“Our philosophy is that every single child has the right to attend school and receive education. And that includes disabled kids too,” says Tigranuhi Akopyan , director of Armenian Caritas’ day care centre for children with multiple disabilities “Emili Aregak”.  A joint project of Caritas Vorarlberg (Caritas Austria) and Armenian Caritas.  In the centre, specialised pedagogues, therapists and trained volunteers attend some
“Our philosophy is that every single child has the right to attend school and receive education. And that includes disabled kids too,” says Tigranuhi Akopyan , director of Armenian Caritas’ day care centre for children with multiple disabilities “Emili...
Carita Armenia: "We are proud of the women of our communities"
Caritas Armenia acknowledges the tremendous role that women play in society and the importance of empowering vulnerable women. “Handicraft Workshop for Women” is a project that aims exactly at that. The workshop is located in a small and quiet room in...
Anahit Gevorgyan delivers speech at Inclusive Society conference in Gyumri
Caritas Armenia is located in Gyumri. From that town, the organisation coordinates the work of 9 social projects in 4 regions, along with an office in Yerevan that focuses in migration, integration and trafficking. In addition, Caritas Armenia is an...
Armenian seasonal workers on their way to Russia - Picture: courtesy of Photolure
Caritas Armenia’s office in Yerevan is located in a calm area a few minutes’ walk from the centre of the town and the nice Vernissage area, which is a large open-air market of traditional handicrafts. The tranquillity of the street stands in stark...
Missing woman - Picture: Lefteris Partsalis/Caritas Switzerland
Ahead of world day against trafficking in human beings, 30 July, the network of Caritas organisations from the Euro-Mediterranean area launch a new report to cast the spotlight on the poor level of prevention of trafficking in conflict and post-conflict...

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