Duration: 5th July to 26th July 2017 Arrival : 4th July 2017 Departure : 27th July 2017 Venue : St. Joseph Vaz Spiritual Renewal Centre, Old Goa, Goa CONCEPT: From the early 80’s Caritas India adopted animation and empowerment of people as the main thrust. During its Silver Jubilee Celebration in 1987, animation wasRead more
Mrs. Bimla Pradhan, Former Welfare Minister of Jharkhand and Currently MLA of Simdega emphasized on the empowerment of women through several government entrepreneurship program during the International Women’s Day program at Gumla. “Constitution allocated 50% reserved seats for women in PRI election and we need to avail this advantage” said the MLA. Due to this provision many women have become leaders of the block, panchayat and villages. PresentRead more
Four Thousand is a big number but this is the number of volunteers who will be trained by Caritas India from 34 dioceses in 12 states and they will be called PEACH volunteers. These volunteers include field based diocesan volunteers, volunteers from Red Cross and other local NGO’s who will act during emergency as per the international standards. Caritas India organized series of training program for these volunteers at Bettiah, Krishanagar andRead more
Challenges in social work has increased manifold after the recent socio-political development. Every Non-Government Organisation (NGO) is under the scanner of strict scrutiny and vigilance. In this paradigm shift, the NGO’s needs to be more accountable and should be transparent and effective in every activity that they do. Keeping this background in mind, Caritas India being the social wing of Catholic Bishop’s Conference of India, it hasRead more
Suman Gaikwad is one among the eight women who had filed application to make Gram Sabha functional in Beherwadi village that comes under Beed district of Maharashtra. When the previous requests fell in the deaf years, these women under the leadership of Vyshali Ugale were forced to take police protection to ensure free and fair conduct of the Gram Sabha. According to Rukmini Tokal, a member of the women Self Help Group in the village, the platformRead more
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