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Reintegrating Irregular migrants to their origin countries

Jagjeet (Name Changed) reached Belgium without proper documentation, Visa, Job, or any insurance. He used to do small pitty jobs and sleep on the streets. His health started deteriorating but did not have proper finance to treat himself neither he had sufficient money to return back. Under the European Reintegration Network (ERIN) programme, Jagjeet was identified for enhanced reintegration support under the vulnerable returnee. He was successfully

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Caritas to build 500 safer and resilient homes in the next one year

Caritas India on October 13, 2017 launched a year-long campaign with a pledge for building ‘safer homes and safer communities” as it observed International Day on Disaster Reduction (IDDR). The campaign aims to bring awareness to as many as 24 thousand households, especially in India rural and vulnerable areas, describes a video release on this occasion. It will also build 500 resilient hosing models that withstands all major types of disasters

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Volunteering in India: Historical, Social and Traditional Underpinnings Strong commitment towards the change one aspires to make or work towards, beyond oneself, is the key to effective volunteering. The process not just leads to external transformation but also changes and sensitises the volunteer towards larger realities. Here, the volunteer becomes an enabler of change, by bridging the gap between the subalterns and power holders /influencers.

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Building new era of EU aid volunteers in South & West India

Non-Government Organisations are normally the first respondent to any humanitarian disaster to support the vulnerable communities on ground zero. The role of volunteers is very significant to support the relief and rehabilitation activities carried by such organisations. With increased natural and man-made calamities, the need for professional volunteers has emerged manifold in the development sector. Partners from South and West zones of Caritas

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Caritas India Presents Food Sovereignty Experiences in South Asia Workshop

Caritas India team showcased the successes and learning of various food and agriculture sovereignty interventions in the South Asia workshop held in Anuradhapura, Colombo. The six-day workshop, organized by Misereor, was attended by 26 delegates from six South Asian countries. Mr. Jonas Lakra - manager – North East zone and Dr. Saju MK manager – West zone had represented Caritas India. Participants had presented their successes in helping farming

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