Mondoaltro Foundation

Established in 2011 the Mondoaltro Foundation ONLUS is the operative arm of the Diocesan Caritas of Agrigento. It deals with planning and managing charitable and social interventions both locally and internationally.
For this purpose the Mondoaltro Foundation has been recognized in 2012 by the Ministry of the Interior as enrolled in the register of Catholic organizations and in the register of legal personalities in the Prefecture of Agrigento.
The Foundation works to offer concrete answers to the needs of the territory, managing social and charitable initiatives in the diocese and in implementation of pastoral programs under the direction of the Diocesan Caritas, but also plans innovative social interventions in collaboration with other non-profit organizations and public and private institutions. It has stipulated agreements with several Italian universities and is a potential site for university internships.
Its commitment extends to all the areas of interest of the Diocesan Caritas of Agrigento, with particular attention to the world of migration, disability, voluntary work, prisoners, international cooperation, support for people in need.
The Foundation also develops social planning and research activities in the local area, with attention to the needs expressed in the Agrigento area, but also on the Euro-Mediterranean level and in developing countries.
Mondoaltro joins the fio.PSD network and manages “Casa Rahab,” a social housing facility that accommodates homeless people. It is an accredited body within the National Youth Agency for European Voluntary Service Projects.