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...
Photo: ANP/Arie Kievit
The debate about migration and development has always been a tough one. In Caritas Europa, we have always tried to make a link between the two, and to even tighten this link, as a clear sign of current times. But, like with any “hot topic”, it can be...
Photo: Caritas Ventimiglia-San Remo
Caritas Europa, together with its members Secours Catholique-Caritas France and Caritas Italy, calls on the EU and in particular on the French and Italian governments to take action to respect the human dignity and fundamental rights of migrants stuck in...
CAPSO project: Promoting solidarity together
How is welfare structured in Europe? What kind of social systems are in place in the different countries of the continent? What does Caritas play for a role in relation to these systems and how does it work in these countries? These are the questions...

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