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Allowing water to flow freely

During a visit in town, Éric hurried ahead of the group, pushing Tato sitting in his wheelchair. Turning around, he realized that the group was somewhat behind with Brasilia, who uses a walking aid to get around. He adjusted his pace and all arrived together. And it was better that way.

From the streets of Mymensingh

In a single word, L’Arche is about relationship: that place of secure love, where each person is cherished as exceptional, with their own matchless story, and unique gifts to unlock and share. And yet, for many people, this remains an impossible dream.

L’Arche in France welcomes migrants…

"At the community meeting we spoke about the idea of welcoming migrants for a while in a small unoccupied house. I was astounded to hear the response from people with disabilities. In particular, the expression of one young woman who is normally shy and discreet, when she said while staring...

Al Safina, for the Sake of a shy smile

However “normal” this crisis has become for Al Safina (L’Arche Syria), they shall never get used to it. Faced with fuel and food shortages, lengthy power and water cuts, unsafe conditions, the deafening noise of planes and shooting, and the threat of rockets, the challenge is to find ways of...

Around the world in a heart beat!

“But what’s the point of belonging to a family, if you don’t know who the others are?” With that simple goal in mind, each morning since March 2014, L’Arche Il Chicco, Rome (Italy) has been setting off on an exciting if virtual journey around the world. On the way, they stopped off at each of the...

The day the President came to lunch!

“A model of social care in Lithuania” so said Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskait? recently in describing the L’Arche community in Vilnius. So impressed was her government that they recommended L’Arche to receive a 480,000 Euros grant from the EU. This has enabled the community to welcome...

My name is Monicah

My name is Monicah, I'm 40 and have always lived with my parents. When I was young, I was taken to school and I really enjoyed playing with other children. I did not stop playing even when I came of age until the other children started laughing at me. I understood that it is odd for someone...