ACISJF-IN VIA International

International Catholic Association for Girls

Who are we ?

Professionals and volunteers committed to the service of youth.

ACISJF-IN VIA assists and welcomes all young people regardless of their origin, with respect for their culture and religion, who find themselves, for various reasons, in dangerous situations- sometimes even at great risk.

Our Association is active in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Central America and South America.

Each country it develops Reception Centers and seeks appropriate means to carry out tasks corresponding to the vocation of the Association, and above all, to meet the needs of young people by adjusting to the necessities and the urgencies on the ground.

ACISJF, founded In 1895 in Freiburg, Germany. has since expanded in Europe, Africa, LatinAmerica, and the Middle East.

In 1974, ACISJF obtained consultative status with the Council of Europe which has become now a participative status.

In 1985,ACISJF obtained Consultative Status at UNESCO as an NGO observor.

Governing bodies of ACISJF- IN VIA

• President General: Myriam Diaz Camargo (Colombia)

• Vice President General: Hélène Durand Ballivet (Switzerland)

• The Bureau of Volunteers, appointed from Switzerland, Germany, France, Colombia, meet at the request of the President

• An Ecclesiastical Assistant, Father Roland Trauffer, accompanies main meetings

Once a year, an International Council including regional Representatives, three Experts, Representatives at the international institutions, and a person responsible for communication, gathers to establish a program of actions.

Association Life

International Council 2018

From February 6 to 8, 2018, the ACISJF International Council met at the Ephrem House at the gateway to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Montmartre in Paris. Read more ...

Actualités ACISJF-IN VIA

ACISJF Activities : Portugal
The Faro Association purchased a farm for renovation. Families worked on the renovation with the help of young Spanish Catholics from Madrid and Seville. The active participation of parents demonstrates their concern caring for their children during school holidays. This farm welcomes children during school holidays and organizes workshops.
Seminar: prevention of early pregnancy and accompaniment of mothers minor

From November 22-26, 2016, ACISJF Africa organized  a Seminar on the Prevention of early Pregnancy and Accompaniment of Child Mothers. The Seminar was conducted by EVA (Education for Life and Love) and took place in Mayanga, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.

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