ODSS: workshop in Freiburg

ODSS: workshop in Freiburg
It seems like yesterday, but one year and a half has already passed since the Caritas Europa Development Fund (CDF) Task Force first brainstormed about a new solidarity system for the network. We still didn’t know what name it would have, but the intention was clear: offering a...

ODSS: launch at the Regional Conference

ODSS
Are you wondering what the Organisational Development Solidarity System (ODSS) is all about? The members of our network are ready to answer you! The ODSS was presented to the network during the Caritas Europa Regional Conference in Tbilisi in early May through the testimonies of several members of...

A new way of accompanying Caritas

A new way of accompanying Caritas
The Organisational Development Solidarity System (ODSS) is a new way of accompanying Caritas organisations. Accompaniment is a relationship that starts with mutual respect and recognition of the values of the other partner. It is about walking the way hand-in-hand, learning from each other and growing together ; it...

A new solidarity system for Caritas Europa

A new solidarity system for Caritas Europa
A network is only as strong as its member organisations are. In Caritas Europa, we are well aware of this principle and we strive to always offer better tools to our members in order to strengthen their capacities. This is why we have designed a new solidarity system...
To be strong on the outside, you have to be healthy inside the organisation! OD is a continuous process
“The CDF links solidarity with organisational development” J.N. Mayer, Caritas Europa Secretary General This statement is the basis of the new concept of solidarity of the Caritas network in Europe. Caritas Romania is one of the first member organisations of Caritas Europa that has developed a three year...

CDF stories: The case of Caritas Armenia

CDF stories: The case of Caritas Armenia
Caritas Armenia was one of the first member organisations to take part in this new approach to solidarity that is called the Caritas Development Fund (CDF). In order to be able to access this financial and fraternal support, they designed a three-year organisational development (OD) plan, whose implementation...