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June 18, 2018

Fifty years ago, the Caraes Ndera psychiatric centre in Rwanda was founded by the Congregation of the Brothers of Charity, which they celebrated on 15 June 2018.

June 15, 2018

On Wednesday, 13 June 2018, the completed psychiatric centre in Ngozi was officially opened. In addition to Bujumbura (Kamenge) and Gitega, Ngozi is now the third functioning psychiatric centre of the Brothers of Charity in Burundi.

February 16, 2018

During the visit of Superior General Bro. René Stockman to the brothers in the Central African Republic, Cardinal Dieudonné Nzapalainga, archbishop of Bangui, blessed the new psychiatric centre.

January 25, 2018

On 23 January, Fracarita Belgium presented its new “Zuidactie” campaign for 2018 in Leopoldsburg, Belgium. This year, Fracarita Belgium is drawing attention to the plight of children and adolescents with an intellectual disability in Ethiopia. These youngsters receive no attention an...

January 5, 2018

Thanks to World Mission Help, the furniture of Campus Social College Heverlee gets a second life in the Kigoma Training Centre in Tanzania.

December 3, 2017

Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social,...

October 12, 2017

On 10 October, World Mental Health Day, Bro. Stockman received a ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ at the Burundi Embassy on behalf of the Congregation.

October 10, 2017

World Mental Health Day (WMHD) takes place on 10 October, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health problems worldwide and mobilizing mental health support efforts. This day is an initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health and has been celebrated sinc...

October 9, 2017

On Thursday 9 November, Fracarita International, in association with Fracarita Belgium, is hosting a fundraising dinner in Maldegem (Belgium). By joining us for our fundraising dinner, you will be able to contribute to the purchase of medication and EEG devices, and to the organizati...

September 18, 2017

On Saturday 16 September 2017, Superior General and chairman of Fracarita International, Bro. René Stockman, laid the first stone of the new psychiatric centre in Uvira in the presence of the local community of brothers, the regional superior, and the regional coordinator of Fracarit...

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