Portrait of the month: Ciprian, companion of Emmaüs Iasi (Sept. 2019)

At the beginning of September, we celebrated the wedding of Ciprian and Monica, two companions from our community. The perfect reason to discover their journey and their meeting within Emmaüs. Meeting with Ciprian. Hello, can you introduce yourself? Hello, I’m Ciprian. I have been an Emmaus companion for 7-8 years

Continue reading

Portrait of the month: Teodora, first companion of Emmaüs Iasi (August 2019)

This month we received the visit of Teodora, first companion of the Emmaüs community of Iasi. She is today in charge of a shop in an Emmaüs community in France. Her visit is the perfect occasion for us to ask her about her journey and her experience as a companion

Continue reading

Portrait of the month: 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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading