The “Comunità Papa Giovanni XXIII” ONLUS Association is a non-governmental organization that have been working for 40 years on social exclusion. Founded by father Don Oreste Benzi in 1968, the Association is now active in Italy and in 29 countries all over the world through more than 600 “home-families” and welcome structures, in addition to many humanitarian emergency projects and cooperation to development.
1800 people of different ages and origins belong to our Association: they decided to make their life open to the others, housing poor and needy people, children, youth, adults, old man or disabled. Today we give a house to about 3800 people in the world. We are the first welcoming authority for minor in Italy and web ring our experience to different institution, among which ECOSOC, the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ONU). For more information: http://www.apg23.org