On July 5th, I traveled to the beautiful Marjayoun valley, in southern Lebanon, to attend the inauguration of the Fadai Center, which brought together donors, religious and political authorities, staff, and members of the community.
After providing aid in the immediate aftermath of the emergency, AVSI continues working in Aleppo to provide psycho-social support and essential items to people affected by the Turkey-Syria earthquake.
At the beginning of May, Cecilia Tresoldi had the opportunity to travel to Bucharest, Romania, where I met our colleagues from FDP – Protagonisti in Educatie, as well as the Ukrainian refugees and local host families they serve.
#WorldBookDay: How the Crecemos libraries reignited my childhood love for the social enjoyment of reading
How visiting the Crecemos libraries reignited my childhood love for the social bond of reading.
From February 17th to 22nd, Anastasia Zolotova, the Director of Emmaus (AVSI’s Ukrainian partner), traveled to New York and Washington D.C., to share her experience as a war refugee and new life in Italy. Anastasia’s rich background includes more than twelve years of walking with Emmaus orphans, making her days with us here in the United States truly a gift.
The story of Sister Maria, a young Benedictine nun, who returned to Ukraine from Rome to help her people. Of Irina, 29, who spends 15 hours a day in a warehouse, freezing, following the work of the volunteers. Of Father W., the director of Caritas in Lviv, who is wearing himself out travelling
AVSI Foundation will host a learning event on the theme of “Pathways for Refugee Livelihoods and Integration” together with the US State Department, Bureau of Population, Migrants and Refugees (PRM) on Tuesday January 25, 2022. The virtual learning event will feature 6 projects implemented by AVSI worldwide, including 5 funded by PRM and 1 by USAID.