Forgotten People

Care for the Elderly in Cuba

Feb. 10, 2011 Havana, Cuba ANA RODRIGUEZ-SOTO| FC Members of the Cuban Association of the Knights of Malta visit the residents of the home for the elderly housed in San Francisco de Paula Parish in the Vibora section of Havana. Pilgrimage to El Cobre with members of the Order of Malta and Archbishop Thomas Wenski.

For the last 15 years, the Order of Malta’s Cuban Association has been delivering food, providing medical support, and offering exercise workshops to 49 care homes for the elderly across the country.

The Order’s support provides an essential lifeline for many of Cuba’s elderly. With a grant from the Fund, the Cuban Association is expanding this support, providing more meals and reaching increasing numbers of the forgotten.

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