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Dorothee
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| 07:17 PM Oct 17 2019

Dorothee

Germany

Today I got to read an advertising letter from the ‘Schwestern Marias’ (Sisters of Mary). This is a Roman-Catholic association of nuns that runs orphanages, colleges and schools for street children and children/ adolescents from exceptionally poor families on the Philippines, in Mexico, Guatemala, Brazil, Honduras, South Korea and Tanzania. One of their orphanages on the Philippines for example houses about 10.000 children and adolescents from broken families and street kids. Some of the street children were found on garbage dumps where they dug in toxic waste, surrounded by toxic fumes for something they could sell for at least a small amount of money. Ironically their only chance of survival was by being surrounded by all this toxic stuff. Otherwise they wouldn’t have earned any money at all and starved. According to the advertising letter I mentioned before the schools and colleges run by the ‘Schwestern Marias’ have become somewhat famous on the Philippines, meaning that many enterprises then hire students and apprentices from their facilities as the ‘Schwestern Marias’ are known for ‘offering an excellent education’.

| 06:51 PM Oct 11 2019

Dorothee

Germany

The Roman-Catholic aid-organization ‘missio’ says that in secluded, urban areas in developing countries people die – just recently a very ill girl of no less than 6 months from an Indian village died -, because there are no means of transportation to get them to a hospital. Thus Bishop James Thoppil from the Diocese Kohima now started a fundraising to buy an ambulance, a jeep especially for driving sick and injured people from mountain villages to a hospital.

| 06:43 PM Sep 26 2019

Dorothee

Germany

Speaking of medical healthcare for the poor: The weekly German news show ‘Markt’ now had a report about the ‘Zahnmobil’ (tooth truck) – which I’ve actually never heard of before. According to ‘Markt’ they offer treatment by a dentist to homeless people in Hannover and Langenhagen (Lower-Saxony). After all almost all – if not all – doctors would not tolerate homeless patients in their doctor’s office.
Their donation account is:
Förderverein Zahnmobil
IBAN: DE97250501800910322112
Sparkasse Hannover
Verwendungszweck/ Use: Zahnmobil (tooth mobile).

| 06:38 PM Sep 05 2019

Dorothee

Germany

I read on a placard that on September 13th at 6 PM in the ‘Gasthaus Linde’ in Dettingen Erms (address: Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 6, 72581 Dettingen an der Erms, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany) there was going to be a benefit meal. For each ordered meal containing chanterelles some money is going to be donated to an organization that promotes cystic fibrosis research.

| 06:16 PM Aug 28 2019

Dorothee

Germany

The German newspaper ‘Suedwestpresse’ says that there are many areas all around the world that are completely without electricity. People there just don’t have the know-how. Also there is no way they could pay the electricity costs. Many would even be too poor to get a bank loan to pay for temporary access to electricity. Plus in some countries in Africa electricity providers ask for three times the amount of money you have to pay in the EU. Knowing that solar energy costs only 3/4 of this the enterprise Ecoligo (financially supported by the insurance group Allianz Climate Solutions) offers enterprises in Kenya, Ghana, Cosra Rica and the Philippines to install their cheap, but still good solar cells for them. These African and Southern American enterprises then can pay this back in rates. You can also become a private investor and support this business called Ecoligo.

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