The Daughters of Charity are engaged in a variety of work in four different areas in Nigeria. Please read on to find out more, and how you can help in each area:
ELEME - is in the South of Nigeria. Because of the oil wells many farms have been destroyed and the people have lost their livelihoods with devastating consequences for children. There are many malnourished children in this area.
Fresh milk for malnourished children (Eleme) - €10
ROSALIE HOME - The centre provides residential and rehabilitation services for women who have a mental illness. Most of the women have been banished from their homes and have been rescued from the streets by the sisters.
Toiletries for destitute women (Rosalie Home) - €10
OKPANAM - The school in Okpanam a rural part of Nigeria provides education for children with special needs. Many of the children are deaf, while others have an intellectual disability. Most of the children come from very poor homes and are unable to contribute towards the purchase of school supplies.
School supplies for children with special needs (Okpanam) - €5
UKANA - In this rural village the Sisters are running a programme for people with HIV/AIDS. They also carry out surgery for children who have been disabled through polio. Most of the people are very poor and malnourished.