Milo Family

A mother was diagnosed with cancer shortly after the birth of her only child.  He is under two years of age now and is cared for by his mother as the father abandoned his wife and child shortly after his birth and cancer diagnosis.  They live in a tiny house that the maternal grandparents built.  [...]
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E Family

After the death of her husband five years ago, N moved to live with her brother in their family home.  Both are mentally retarded.  N receives a disability pension of about €100 a month and that is their only income.  The house is in a very bad state and the stench is unbearable due to [...]
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Joze Family

A couple in their 70s came to this area as refugees during the Balkan war.  They live in only one room of an unfinished house.  They have no running water in the house so they carry it inside in buckets for use in the bathroom and kitchen.  For the washing machine, they use a hose [...]
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Tata Family

A mother and father live with their four boys (13, 11, 10 and 3) and the father’s aunt (54) who is pysically disabled and just suffered a stroke.  They live in two dilapidated adjacent buildings.  In the larger building, a large room upstairs is being used as sleeping quarters for the entire family.  The aunt [...]
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Sus Family

SUS Family live behind Krizevac, Cross Mountain (near Medjugorje) A 90 year old mother lives with her son and daughter in an ancient house behind Krizevac.  This hill is very familiar to pilgrims to Medjugorje who climb the hill, praying the Way of the Cross as they struggle over huge rocks.  The son suffers from [...]
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Goj

A 70 year old lady lives alone in poor conditions in a tiny house.  She sleeps on a couch in the living room and also has a small kitchen and bathroom.  She has no family and lives off a pension of €200 a month.  Some food is delivered each month by an organisation set up [...]
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