Tereza (54) & Nikola (50) The fate of this family touches one’s heart. Tereza and her brother Nikola both have MS. Nikola has been physically handicapped since birth so he cannot walk and needs a wheelchair. They live on the ground floor of their old family home. The upper floor is not being used as […]
Father (49) & Mother (47) Father, mother and two children (boy 10 and daughter 11) live in a tiny brick house. It consists of only a living room/kitchen, 1 bedroom and a bathroom. The parents and two children all sleep together in a double bed. Since the house has no proper roof and no insulation, […]
A mother and father live on the upper floor of a house that the grandfather built for his three sons. Father earns €350 per month as a carpenter. They have three children – a 10 year old daughter, 7 year old son and another daughter who is 4. The son suffers from a disease of […]
Troubled Family Need Help The situation of this family is extremely difficult as each member is more or less mentally impaired. Two sisters (35) and (29) live with their father (63), one grandson (16), and a physically-handicapped granddaughter (8), in their old dilapidated home. The grandmother died four years ago. The two bedrooms are humid, […]
Arthur McCluskey was a broken man when he reluctantly went to Medjugorje. There he was totally healed from a gambling addiction that saw his life in tatters. In thanksgiving for the new peace, joy and prayer in his life, Arthur wanted to help the people of Bosnia Herzegovina who struggled with the after-effects of war. […]
Mahatma Gandhi wrote: “Poverty is the worst form of violence”.
We do not want to make families dependent on our donations. However, there are some family circumstances when the only way you can help effectively is by providing money. These families are drawn to our attention by the Franciscan priests or sisters or by other agencies working out in Bosnia Herzegovina.