Famvin Homeless Alliance

The Vincentian Family Initiative on Homelessness

The 13 Houses Campaign

A Famvin Homeless Alliance initiative aimed at improving and transform the lives of 10,000 homeless people around the world in 3-5 years

Years of Service

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Countries

Goal: End Homelessness!

Affective and effective solidarity during the COVID-19 pandemic

Affective and effective solidarity during the COVID-19 pandemic

After 10 years of work in the field of education, in Chiclayo, I was assigned to Pisco, in Peru, as the pastor of a parish. I had not settled into my new missionary appointment when I was confronted with a series of restrictions, confinement, fear and uncertainty. I...

An explosion of homelessness in Beirut

An explosion of homelessness in Beirut

There are 300,000 new homeless people in Beirut after the explosions of August 4th in the heart of Lebanon, including many Vincentians. Despite their suffering, the Lebanese Vincentian Family immediately sprang into action: sheltering the homeless, taking care of the...

Another Look at the Coronavirus Pandemic

Another Look at the Coronavirus Pandemic

More than four months have passed since the first positive case of COVID-19 was reported here in Rwanda. On the one hand, it is normal that a new disease, which spreads with such incredible speed, should scare all humanity. But on the other hand, with an insightful...

The Vincentian Family launches an appeal to reach the #HeartofLebanon

The Vincentian Family launches an appeal to reach the #HeartofLebanon

The Vincentian Family has launched the appeal “From our hearts to the heart of Lebanon” to support the work of Vincentians in Beirut. The Lebanese Vincentian Family sprang into action right after the blast that devastated the city on August 4th, sheltering some of the...

From Beirut – Diaries of a Vincentian

From Beirut – Diaries of a Vincentian

On the 4th of August 2020, two major explosions rocked Beirut port, killing more than 150 people and injuring over 6,000. More than 60 people went missing. What happened on Tuesday is greater than the size of Lebanon in its current situation, adding to the economic...

FHA Commission member appointed to the UK House of Lords

FHA Commission member appointed to the UK House of Lords

FHA Commission Member Dame Louise Casey has been appointed for a life peerage in the House of Lords, the upper chamber of the UK Parliament. Dame Louise will sit with the “crossbench peers”, the non-party affiliated members of the Chamber. The majority of members of...

The “13 Houses” Campaign expands in the USA amidst Covid-19

The “13 Houses” Campaign expands in the USA amidst Covid-19

The “13 Houses” Campaign keeps growing in the United States, the country where it all began back in November 2018 with a single house for a single person. Almost two years later, the Campaign is touching the lives of nearly 5000 people worldwide. There are two...

One year of the FHA volunteer ambassador programme

One year of the FHA volunteer ambassador programme

Last week the FHA volunteer ambassadors came together for the first time since the training course last year in Paris. On this occasion, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the meeting took place virtually. 12 months ago the ambassadors laid out their plans and goals, and...