Fundacion de Ayuda Social de las Iglesias Cristianas (Social Aid Foundation of Christian Churches) (FASIC)

FASIC was formed In the context of the military dictatorship with the aim to contribute to the strengthening of democracy on the basis of promotion and defence of human rights.

FASIC runs Development and Human Rights through these programmes:

  • Truth and justice: legal, social and psychological assistance
  • Prevention of violence and conflict resolution
  • Refugees adn asylum seekers
  • Memory and archives from the dictatorship time

FASIC is in the Board of the Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano

Legal and psychological assistance is given by FASIC to people whose rights were violated during the dictatorship, victims of torture, families of the disappeared and politically executed, and those who since 1990 have been abused by authorities and discriminated against, as well as refugees and migrants.

Latest from Fundacion de Ayuda Social de las Iglesias Cristianas (Social Aid Foundation of Christian Churches) (FASIC)

Chile: trauma and psychosocial care

Chile: trauma and psychosocial care

Aug 31, 2010

Natural disasters cause significant psychological and social suffering, what do we do about it?

Chile: prioritising participation

Chile: prioritising participation

Aug 31, 2010

ACT members and their partners work with community participation to solve problems after the earthquake

Chile: survivors' camp

Chile: survivors' camp

Aug 31, 2010

People who lost their houses in the tsunami live in camps like Villa Bosquemar

Chile: television report on ACT work

Chile: television report on ACT work

Aug 31, 2010

TV report from 24 Horas, national television news in Chile, on ACT-supported work after the earthquake

Chile: "a successful earthquake"

Chile: "a successful earthquake"

Aug 31, 2010

The earthquake in Chile was bigger than that in Haiti, but killed far fewer people. In this sense it was a "successful earthquake".

More from Fundacion de Ayuda Social de las Iglesias Cristianas (Social Aid Foundation of Christian Churches) (FASIC)

At a glance

  • Formed in 1975
  • Based in Santiago, Chile
  • Working in Chile
  • Budget of $496,000
  • 23 members of staff

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