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The Scherpenheuvel collective reception center opened its doors during the reception crisis of 2015. Today, it accommodates up to 144 people. We offer a collective and humane reception that aims to promote migrants’ individual autonomy.

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Caritas International Belgium Zahra’s Story

Zahra’s Story

Zahra* is originally from Iraq. She crossed the Mediterranean with her four children to rejoin her husband, Zuher, who had left a few months earlier.…

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Caritas International Belgium Haedr’s Story

Haedr’s Story

21 different nationalities are currently represented at the Caritas center for asylum seekers at Scherpenheuvel, where people from all over the world – from Afghanistan…

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