An update trip to FCTrelief in Zambia! Chris Merk reports.
It was worth it helping Ivalena and her family! Here are the results of our refurbishing efforts.
Both in Bulgaria and Zambia, FCTrelief has started well in 2022, thanks to the generous Christmas donations to support our work in both countries.
What FCTrelief is doing for its pupils is really working well!
Medical treatments are often unpleasant and yet a privilege. Memory, for example, has to have a tooth pulled. Tabea Kusongwa reports.
The schools are open again, Zambia has a new president and the health check is pending. Chris Merk reports.
To live on the first floor is no longer tenable for Ivalena. A room for her on the ground floor is, therefore, a necessity. Gordon Merk reports.
Unforgettable holidays – also for the neglected. ‘Heart for Bulgaria’ supported a holiday camp for children and teenagers. Gordon Merk reports.
While Switzerland returns to normal, Covid-19 strikes hard in Zambia's winter. Eugene Mtonthola and Tabea Kusongwa report.
Ivalena is a 13-year old girl with a very rare autoimmune disease. FCTrelief via "Heart for Bulgaria" supports her and her family. Gordon Merk reports.
Weddings, visitors from Switzerland and a new seamstress - despite the school holidays, April was an eventful month at FCTrelief in Zambia.
Supporting young people on their way through life - March bore much fruit in this regard. Chris Merk reports.
In both Zambia and Bulgaria our teams have started well in the new year. The Christmas donation project was a great success!
Eating or heating? For some people this is an existential question. FCTrelief, via the HGO Heart for Bulgaria, could meet both needs. Gordon Merk reports.
After schools closed in Zambia, we ran workshops thanks to the Christmas donations.
Tabea Kusongwa reports on the holiday workshops that have changed the young people from FCTrelief - the reasons could not be more different.
In Zambia, the aid organization is more in demand than ever. Chris Merk and the on-site managers report.
The electricity costs are so high that even the simplest field work costs a fortune. Now help is arriving - from the sun. Patrick Kusongwa reports.
If selfless giving is an art of living, Anny Chola is one of the great artists. The 60-year-old tailor has donated FCTrelief 100 facial masks.
Lockdown in Zambia: FCTrelief has taken measures to ensure that the children can continue to eat once a day. Rachael and Eugene Mtonthola report.
In a kind of apprenticeship, five FCTrelief students can learn basic skills for a job. Chris Merk reports.
The student Memory Banda gave an acceptance speech for FCTrelief. We are happy to pass this praise on to our donors: Thank you!
The businessman Matmanga Mphande suddenly becomes blind and impoverished. FCTrelief supported him and his family. The result is impressive.
Liliana is missing a leg and she is raising two daughters by herself. Heart for Bulgaria, with the help from FCTrelief, could get hold of a new prothesis.
If you want water you have to dig deep. Locals have been collecting money for the construction of a well in Zambia, which has now been realized.