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A Prisoner from Flanders Freed Every Year if He Walks El Cam

ElCaminoDoc

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I am searching high and low for information about this.

Does anyone know anything about this?

Has anyone heard this before?

Any information would be greatly appreciated!

:D Bill
 
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Hi! Bill,

Of course, I have heard about this program and others from other countries.
I have met quite a few parties walking the caminos under this program.
I had the chance of having dinner with someone responsible for it when I was hospitalero in Santander on the Camino del Norte.
I think I could find an email address for you if you're interested.

Cheers,
Jean-Marc
 

Canuck

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Bill,

Email sent with all the particulars of the individual.

Good luck,
Jean-Marc
 
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2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
The Alba (Oikoten) program is to rehabilitate juvenile deliquents - not really criminals. They have been in operation since the early 1980's and have had a good success rate over the years.

If you are interested in how that works you can contact:
Dimi Dumortier
Oikoten - Alba vzw
Lipsestraat 175
3150 Tildonk
+32/16.20.21.93
http://www.alba.be
dimi.oikoten@alba.be
 

ElCaminoDoc

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I had wondered if anyone out there has been in touch with someone from the French organization Seuil- that also works with troubled youth and guides on their walk to Santiago, with the hope that it will aide in getting them on the right path.

With Gratitude,
Bill
 
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