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    It is a fair question: why would a high-flying Irish lawyer spend a good part of her free time working to support men and women with an intellectual d ...

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    “Look strong. Act tough. Be perfect. A teenager soon learns that lesson. Especially if survival on the city streets depends on it. But then they come ...

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    Tina is in the bazaar in Alexandria, Egypt, with Mohamed, a man with an intellectual disability, member at L’Arche Mog AlHob (project). Together, they ...

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    “When the new therapy project opens, I will be the receptionist welcoming any one coming through the door, and answering the phone too.”

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    During the many years that Youssef lived in L’Arche Al Safina, Damascus, he used to like nothing better than sitting outside in the sunny courtyard, s ...

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    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 ol ...

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    “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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    “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 wal ...

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    “I would like to thank people with disabilities, assistants, friends, volunteers, board members, founders, supporters, priests, neighbors and everyone ...

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    “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 ...

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    “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) Chenn ...

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    In the struggle against the absurd and despair, the community of Alsafina in Syria continue their workshop, and to host, visit and help refugees. The ...

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    “Proud, surprised, moved, but most of all just very pleased” is how Johan Roose, joint National leader of Dutch speaking Belgium and Holland describes ...

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    The Federation Assembly takes place next June, but communities and offices everywhere are already humming and buzzing!

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    “We are in need of communities where we can meet together as different” said Jean Vanier during the 4th symposium on “Fragilities Forbidden?”.

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    When a tornado strikes, it is good to have something really solid to hang on to. In L’Arche, we discover, often to our surprise, that some of our most ...

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    The Mexican community, El Arca de México, put its first roots down in the eastern part of Mexico City in Iztapalapa District, more than 30 years ago. ...

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    As of Today, people are back in their homes, but the workshop is not yet running, as the building can’t be repaired. Hurricane Matthew greatly affecte ...