Terry Bear TotosAug 8, 2016
The Order of Malta was happy to contribute to this worthy cause by donating some of the Etihad Airways blankets it had received in the context of the Blankets4Africa project. Terry Stobbs, the founder of Terry Bear Totos, soon after receiving the blankets, set off early in the morning to deliver some of the blankets/duvets to Githembe Secondary School where the recipients were thrilled to have them for use during the cold nights of June, July and August.
Sleeping Bags Donation To Thomas Barnardo Children's HomeJul 28, 2016
In the context of the Blankets4Africa project, our Order donated 570 sleeping bags (kindly received from British Airways) to the Thomas Barnardo Children’s Home on 1st July 2016. Of these, 236 blankets were distributed to Mashimoni Squatters Primary School for use by the younger children. The Head Teacher, Mr. Ferdinand Muzaya, in appreciation of the donation, said that the sleeping bags arrived at a most appropriate time for the smaller children. The second term is usually referred to as the “winter” season and the warm sleeping bags were also going to be used at home for extra warmth.
House of Charity - Poverelle Sisters of BergamoJul 19, 2016 On 12th June 2016, in the company of the Very Reverend Monsignor Marco Ganci, Counsellor of the Apostolic Nunciature in Kenya, our Deputy Head of Mission, Dr. Franco De Paoli, accompanied by his spouse, Mrs. Marinella De Paoli, paid a visit to the House of Charity located in Nairobi.
Children's Mass Celebrated at Deep Sea Slum In Commemoration of Saint John The BaptistMay 9, 2016
Addressing the congregation on the occasion of the Children’s Mass held on 8th April 2016 at Deep Sea Slum in Nairobi, H.E. Ambassador Augusto Ruffo di Calabria said that “it was always a great pleasure to begin the Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Malta, in a sacred place as this Church of Saint Joseph in the Consolata Shrine located in the Deep Sea Slum, equally sacred for the work it carries out in taking care of many children and teaching them how to face a difficult tomorrow fraught with risks and pitfalls.”