Service Civil International
Service Civil International (SCI) is one of the world's largest international volunteering organisations dedicated to promoting a culture of peace through the organisation and coordination of voluntary projects all over the world. SCI has been organising international voluntary projects since 1920.
The historical archives of SCI in the Bibliothèque de la Ville La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland) provides an extensive documentation on international volunteering for peace.
Posted by Philipp Rodriguez on Apr 6, 2008
Hatibari leprosy colony was in the 1960s a home for about 250 leprosy patients from Orissa which got medical care and social assistance.
Posted by Philipp Rodriguez on Jan 26, 2008
A request for the TEM of SCI we made investatigation on the beginning of each branch
Posted by Philipp Rodriguez on Dec 6, 2007
This week Tatyana from Ukraine started to work in SCI Archives as Long Term Volunteer (LTV). She is 22 years old and studies history and languages. In the last years she did severals workcamps and is involved in activities of SCI partner organisation 'Alternativa-V Ukraine'.
Posted by Philipp Rodriguez on Nov 19, 2007
Memorial Day, 19. November 2007, Herzberg (Switzerland)
One year ago Idy Hegnauer, a long standing member of SCI died. In 1959 she was involved in relief help for refugee children of Algeria. With pictures and reports Idy tried successful to raise money in order establish an orphanage for refugee children in La Marsa (Tunisia). The following photos and texts are from Idy. They can be consulted in the SCI Archives in La Chaux-de-Fonds.
Posted by Philipp Rodriguez on Nov 15, 2007
This month the oldest member of SCI Switzerland, Emma Ott, become 100 year old. She lives in Bern in a home for elderly peop
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