Prison Ministry in Great Britain – a new work of the Order

Prison Ministry in Great Britain – a new work of the Order

On the 7th June 2017, the British Association publicly launched their work in Prison Ministry at Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair, donated and attended by Sir Rocco Forte, and joined by H.E. Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, and H.E. Albrecht von...
Order of Malta Prison Ministry Around the World

Order of Malta Prison Ministry Around the World

The Order has a long tradition of working with prisoners, ex-offenders and their families around the world. It works in locations as diverse as Malta, Panama, Lebanon, Romania, Singapore, Indonesia, the United States and Brazil. The Global Fund for Forgotten People...
“Old is Gold” programme for the elderly in Albania

“Old is Gold” programme for the elderly in Albania

The elderly of Albania are increasingly isolated and lonely. To address the growing number of forgotten elderly people in society, the Albanian Relief Service has established a programme to assist those who are suffering, without the support of their families or the...
Healthcare and nutrition in Kenya

Healthcare and nutrition in Kenya

The Daasanach community live in the remote district of Illeret, Kenya, only accessible by rough tracks and 400km from the nearest tarmac road. The community have a traditional, semi-nomadic way of life, which relies heavily on their environment. Centuries of neglect...
Care for the Elderly in Cuba

Care for the Elderly in Cuba

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...
Healthcare Services supported by the Order’s Embassy in Georgia

Healthcare Services supported by the Order’s Embassy in Georgia

In Tbilisi, Georgia, many vulnerable people, the elderly, the disabled and the poor, do not have access to regular health and social care. These forgotten people are often unable to leave their homes and become lonely and isolated. The Embassy of the Order of Malta in...
Educational activities for disadvantaged children in Romania

Educational activities for disadvantaged children in Romania

Children from disadvantaged backgrounds in Romania often drop out of formal education at a young age due to a lack of support from their schools, families or local government. Through their newly established programme, the Romanian Relief Service aims to reverse this...
Help for Victims of the Louisiana Floods

Help for Victims of the Louisiana Floods

In response to the devastating flooding in Lafayette, Louisiana, the Order of Malta’s Federal Association established the Lafayette Home Repair Program. Working with the elderly, the sick, the disabled and the poor, they have used a grant awarded by the Fund to...
The Italian Relief Corps Assists Avalanche Victims

The Italian Relief Corps Assists Avalanche Victims

A series of strong earthquakes hit Italy, destroying people’s homes and cutting whole communities off. The Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps immediately sent teams of volunteers to rescue and evacuate victims. Focusing on those who were elderly, disabled and...
Caring for the Elderly in Slovakia

Caring for the Elderly in Slovakia

In the Old Town of Bratislava many elderly people, affected by the high cost of living and the lack of support, are unable to afford enough to eat. In 2015, the Slovakian Relief Service established a work of the Order to provide meals for elderly residents, who have...