Bar Family

“Bar” Family The Franciscan Sisters asked if we could help this family.  Father, mother and four children live with their grandmother in a very dilapidated old house. The father is a war veteran; he and his wife both have part-time jobs but find it difficult to make ends meet. Although very hard-working, they do not […]

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Merd Family

“MERD” Family A father and mother lived with their four children in absolutely horrific conditions. The children are aged 19, 17, 12 and 7.  When one of their teachers realised how they were living, he decided to start an aid project to help this family. The teachers and community raised funds and were able to […]

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Refurbished Home

Poor Family of 9 living and sleeping in one room On a recent trip we visited a family who asked for help. A father and mother live with their three daughters, aged 25, 24 and 16 as well as their four grandchildren, aged 6, 5, 4 and 2 in one room on the ground floor [...]
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A Burnt Out Shell in 2016

This poor family has been living in their burnt out home since an electrical fault caused a fire in February 2016. The family consists of mother, father, two teenage sons (one of whom is mentally ill) and a daughter who has a two year old son. She had been living in a refugee camp until [...]
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POOR FAMILY LIVING WITH HANDICAPPED SON

POOR FAMILY LIVING WITH HANDICAPPED SON A mother, father and their three children live on the upper level of this family house. The children are aged 14, 12 and 9. The 12 year old is physically disabled as he was born with an open spine. He had to undergo many surgeries and has a huge [...]
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Col Family

Col Family “Col” family lived with small daughter in rudimentary, uncompleted tiny house in only one room with no water or electricity. We renovated and furnished the entire house so they now have a living room with kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and extra storage room.  The wooden roof had no insulation so the house was really [...]
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V Family

V Family The “V” family.  One of our current projects is helping a young mother (B) with three small children.  B’s lost her husband this summer in a car accident and two months later, she lost her unborn baby. She and her children were then told to leave the grandparents home and they now live [...]
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Dre Family

"Dre" family – lived in a house with no water or electricity.  The cooker was outdoors in the heat of summer and cold of winter.  The grandfather gave them a plot of land but they had no money to build a house.  One of our kind donors felt sorry for the family who had been [...]
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Petri Family

The “Petri” family – parents with six sons, three of whom are 100% disabled since teenage years when muscular dystrophy set in.  The local priest and mayor set up a fund to help build a new home with suitable ramps, hoists, bathing facilities etc.  It cost €189,000 and we donated the final €25,000 for which [...]
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R Family

R Family “R” family who they lived in two rundown containers (no running water, no toilet); the four children were looked after at Mothers’ Village Orphanage as conditions at home were so bad.  We built a small new house. This work has now been completed.  The family can now live in comfort and pray daily [...]
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