Iustina, treasurer of the Foundation (June 2019)

The Foundation “Un Coup de Main d’Emmaüs” was launched in 2001, but the social work towards homeless people really started in 1997. Amongst the people involved, present since the beginning of the adventure, many are still involved in the association, as employees, members of the board or volunteers. This month, we are

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Portrait of the month: Vincent, deputy head of the community in Sion (May 2019)

In 2014, the Emmaüs community of Sion has partnered with the foundation “ Un Coup de Main d’Emmaüs Iasi”.   Since then, every year, companions from Iasi leave to do an internship in Sion, in order to discover a language, a culture, other ways of living and doing… We receive

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Portrait of the month: Ioana, weaver in Popești (April 2019)

In 2017 we opened in our community of Popești a weaving workshop, following the lead of Anne-Lise, a volunteer from Switzerland (you can find her portrait from December 2017 here). With her help and her advices, the companions have been weaving fabrics to create bags, scarves, pillowcases and carpets. Since

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Portrait of the month: Vasile, companion, has ended his internship at emmaus berne, Switzerland (Feb. 2019)

Thanks to the connections between the community of Iași and our partners in Switzerland, our companions can go live and work for a couple of months in Emmaüs Sion and Bern. Here is the recollection of our companion Vasile’s time in Bern. Hello! Can you introduce yourself? How did you

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