UKRAINE: winter is putting the lives of millions at risk

To face the winter, CESVI is setting up 26 heating points for 20,000 people, heated structures where the population can take refuge to find comfort and receive blankets, food and hot drinks. The most urgent and relevant needs concern children under 3 years of age. We want to provide the population who have chosen to stay in Ukraine with basic necessities such as milk, energy bars, baby food for the little ones, biscuits, hot drinks and blankets.


CESVI celebrates World Children’s Day together with IKEA Brescia and ELNÓS Shopping

Sunday 20 November CESVI will be pleased to celebrate World Children’s Day alongside IKEA Brescia and ELNÓS Shopping, as part of an initiative that will see the little ones as protagonists: starting from 10:30 and until 19:00 in fact, we will welcome children and families in a dedicated space on the first floor of the ELNÓS Shopping mall to ask each child to answer the question “What do you want to be when you grow up” with a drawing.


The House of Smile program in the world

programma case del sorriso

On the occasion of the International Day for the Rights of the Child, CESVI wants to remember the years of activities and projects spent alongside children and young people in vulnerable conditions all over the world. Child protection has always been an important priority for us and thanks to your help we can assist thousands of children every day.


Tender Notice for the provision of Face to Face fundraising services 2023

Tender Notice for the provision of Face to Face fundraising services 2023.
CESVI is an international NGO operating in the field of international cooperation and humanitarian aid, with registered office in Italy, via Broseta 68/a, 24128 Bergamo. As part of its activities, CESVI needs to equip itself with a Face to face fundraising agency, in view of the acquisition of regular donors for the year 2023.
CESVI invites interested companies to submit an estimate for this announcement


Updates from Somalia: severe famine threatens women and children

CESVI has been intervening in Somalia since 2006, with the aim of contributing to the improvement of the living conditions of the populations affected by the humanitarian crisis and environmental shocks, in the regions of Lower Shabelle, Mudug, Galgadug and Hiraan and improving access to health services and nutritional essentials, promote knowledge of hygiene practices, as well as promote food security for populations affected by the crisis.


Today in Bari the first House of Smile in Italy is born

prima Casa del Sorriso in Italia

On the occasion of the International Day for the Rights of Children and Adolescents, on 16 November we inaugurated the first House of Smile in Italy in Bari, in the San Paolo district, bringing to our country the experience gained by CESVI in the rest of the world in the protection of the fundamental rights of minors.


CESVI still on the front line to support Pakistan, devastated by the climate crisis

Pakistan alluvione

We at CESVI have been present in Pakistan since 2005, reaching more than 2.5 million beneficiaries. We have been operating in Sindh for years, where we help local communities and authorities to improve their disaster response capabilities with training activities aimed at improving crisis response capabilities. We have also arranged for the creation of river water monitoring systems that make it possible to control the level of watercourses and to prepare for the impact of floods, once the alert threshold has been reached.


CESVI presents the Global Hunger Index 2022 and the exhibition THE LAST DROP

GHI 2022

On Friday 4 November at 11 am, at the Civic Aquarium of Milan, the CESVI Foundation presents the Global Hunger Index 2022 – Global Hunger Index (GHI 2022) entitled Transformation of food systems and local governance.
This will, in fact, be the theme of the seventeenth edition of the GHI, one of the main international reports to measure world hunger, which in 2022 investigates governance and local food systems as active agents in the fight against food insecurity.


Panettone: a corporate gift that symbolizes Christmas

panettone regalo aziendale

Panettone is a company gift that is always very popular for Christmas. One sweet, a symbol of the Italian culinary tradition.
Legend has it that, on Christmas Eve, the court of Ludovico il Moro was intent on celebrating with a rich dinner.
The head cook asked the young scullery boy Toni to check the baking of the cake in the oven, but a brief distraction from Toni was enough for the cake to no longer be served.