Category: Mexico

General mobilization for October 1!

As you know, October 1 was the International Day of Older Persons. For this special day, Les Petits Frères des Pauvres mobilized. Let’s have a look at the different actions carried out around the world…   Let’s go to Mexico! For the 1st of October, Amigos de los Mayores – Mexico released on social media […]

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August 28: Celebration of Grandparents’ Day in Mexico

On August 28, all Mexicans paid tribute to their grandparents on this national day. According to the calendar, this is the date on which St. Augustine is celebrated, the name of the first Mexican foster home. This day is a reminder of the essential role that each grandparent plays in their family and in society. […]

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October 1: International Day of Older Persons

This October 1 will be marked by demonstrations around the world and a strong mobilization, it is the first international day since the clear slowdown of the covid 19 pandemic. This epidemic exacerbated existing inequalities for over two years. The most fragile populations are the first to suffer the crisis and it obviously include the […]

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A charity flea market to support the work of Amigos de los Mayores – México

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s how much we need real social interaction. And while life is finally returning to normal and allowing us to enjoy each other’s company, some people are not so lucky, especially the elderly. To prevent this, the member organizations of the International Federation of the Little Brothers of […]

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Christmas around the world

The end of year celebrations, and especially Christmas, were once again celebrated around the world by the organizations of the International Federation of Petits Frères des Pauvres. In spite of the health crisis, which is spreading and continues to impose constraints on organizations working for the elderly, many actions were held again this year to […]

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It’s never too early to commit

December 5th was the World Volunteer Day, celebrating commitment at all ages. The health crisis has pushed many young people to volunteer for different causes… But what about their representations on aging? How do young people view aging? This is what a recent study by CSA and Domitys attempted to find out. The study focuses […]

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Summer of the Petits Frères des Pauvres around the world

This summer 2021, the volunteers and employees of the member organizations or partners of the Federation of the Little Brothers of the Poor have again done their utmost to break the solitude of the elderly! For several months, isolated people have been even more lonely because of the health crisis and their psychological situation has […]

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Mother’s Day as an opportunity to raise awareness about social isolation

On the occasion of Mother’s Day, the Mexican association Amigos de los Mayores has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the social isolation of the elderly, especially elderly women. Mother’s Day in Mexico, which is celebrated on May 10, is becoming a national holiday. As a proof, at the national education level, Mother’s Day […]

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