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Culture available for everyone – is it possible?

How many people have impacted on our world as much as Anne Frank? Still today, her searing story of life in a ghetto continues to inspire young and old: truly part of our global cultural heritage. But there is a problem: reading words can be a challenge for some people.

From Kent to Kana-no-ie with love!

“They gave us their home-brewed beer and we gave them our hand-made paper mats.” Gen Sato, community leader of L'Arche Kana-no-ie in Japan is speaking about last summer’s visit of Dorota Wozniak and Paul Mothersdale from L'Arche Kent, UK. “It’s always very special to welcome L’Arche...

Winds of determination in Philippines

Winds of determination in Philippines There’s no stopping Benito Mananquil of L’Arche Punla! “What activities do I love? Basketball, swimming, playing my guitar, leading the community choir – Even cooking supper for everyone on Saturdays!” Since...

“God bless La Chicco Sband!”

Nadia never forgets! Each morning the same simple prayer: “God bless La Chicco Sband.” It is easy to see why: many schools near Rome, Italy, regularly depend on the band to come and play to their students.

“Just do it now or never.”

“Just do it now or never.” Testimonial  by Julia Huber, assistant And so Julia Huber took a deep breath and dived into the life of L’Arche Mexico ! For a young German woman with no Spanish, no travel experience beyond Europe, and...

“Together we will overcome boundaries!”

“Together we will overcome boundaries!” “Despite some ‘bad weather days’, we have all kept our good mood!” Come rain, come sunshine (and even snow!), hikers with and without a disability walk together!   In July, to spread the...

Community of Betzata Awarded Order for Merits to Lithuania

“I would like to thank people with disabilities, assistants, friends, volunteers, board members, founders, supporters, priests, neighbors and everyone, who contributed or contributes to making Betzata community what it is today. I humbly accept the award as an incentive. Thank you for your trust...

Fundamental values campaign from L'Arche Canada

You are cordially invited to join a message campaign on fundamental human values. The messages will be disseminated on social media in the form of short videoclips.

How is L'Arche developing today in the world?

“Strengthening those countries where there are only one or two communities,” is Sophie Baché-Cougnon’s first response to the question on how she sees L'Arche developing today. Sophie, Director of Development with L'Arche International, regrets that as a result, L'Arche has had to...

Powerfully touched by the differences

“Here I am in a culture far removed from my own,” says James Schreiner about his time supporting in Asha Niketan (as L'Arche is called in India) Chennai, India, “and yet a smile is the same the world over: I love seeing Franci Akka smile. When I am with her, I often think of Linda from...