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AIC International Assembly to focus on education

by | Mar 14, 2011 | International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity, Vincentian Family

2011 AIC International Assembly of Delegates will address the theme “Education, A Pathway to Build Together”.  The Assembly that will take place from March 30 to April 4, 2011 at El Escorial (Madrid), Spain.
Education in the general sense of the word, as a main tool to fight in a sustainable way the poverty situation in which a third of humanity lives, and that mainly affects women and girls. It will be the occasion for around 300 volunteers, delegates from 52 countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the U.S.A., to share best practices from  their experience in the 16.000 local projects they lead. In the US members are known as Ladies of Charity.

Did you know…

  • There are more than 300,000 volunteers,most of whom are women.
  • 52 associations present in Africa, Latin America, Asia, Europe, USA,
  • Local teams of volunteers organise projects in their own locality,
  • One of the oldest voluntary associations founded in 1617 by St Vincent de Paul, precursor of humanitarian aide.

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