Casa Alianza: soirée contrastes

Ottoniel Lopez Rodas: le dessin est l'une des manières qui permet aux enfants de Casa Alianza d'externaliser le dur vécu, leur mémoire d'une famille brisée, leurs images de violence de la rue.
Ottoniel Lopez Rodas: le dessin est l'une des manières qui permet aux enfants de Casa Alianza d'externaliser le dur vécu, leur mémoire d'une famille brisée, leurs images de violence de la rue.

Project at a glance

Dates and Place

02 October 2004, Geneva, Switzerland
Kiosque des Bastions

Organizers

Casa Alianza.

Project details

Casa Alianza is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to the reintegration of street children in Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua. It was founded in Guatemala in 1981, then expanded to Honduras and Mexico in 1986, and to Nicaragua in 1998. Casa Alianza. takes care of close to 9,000 street children per year, most of them orphans as a consequence of the civil war, abused and pushed away by poor and dysfunctional families, and then even more traumatized by the inequalities of the societies in which they live. The fundraising dinner was organized by Casa Alianza in Geneva to raise funds linked to organizations street educator program, but also to raise awareness about the problems of street children.

External links

http://www.contrastes.org http://www.casa-alianza.ch

Volunteering Opportunities

The volunteers of ICVolunteers took care of catering, the cloakroom and decoration.



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