Order of Malta: did you know? Caravan

Order of Malta: did you know? Caravan

The name “Caravan” has historic meaning in the Order. It was the name of the 1-2 year formation experience and education that every knight went through before becoming a Chaplain of the Order. To find out more about the Order’s current CARAVAN project click...
Vision 2050 Reunion

Vision 2050 Reunion

The Fund, alongside the young members of the French Association, organised the annual Lourdes Vision 2050 Reunion as part of the Order of Malta’s International Lourdes Pilgrimage. Over 300 young members and volunteers gathered together to share their experiences and...
The Order of Malta’s International Pilgrimage to Lourdes

The Order of Malta’s International Pilgrimage to Lourdes

The Global Fund for Forgotten People attended the Order of Malta’s International Lourdes Pilgrimage from the 4th of May. This year was a special pilgrimage for many reasons; more than 7500 members, volunteers, doctors and guests from over 45 countries joined the...
Order of Malta Oxford Companions Easter Lunch for the Homeless

Order of Malta Oxford Companions Easter Lunch for the Homeless

On the 21st of April the Oxford Companions of the Order of Malta held there annual Easter lunch for the Homeless. In addition to their weekly soup runs and meal delivery services at Christmas and Easter, the Companions prepare a three-course meal and invite members of...
Help for Children Affected by the Chernobyl Disaster

Help for Children Affected by the Chernobyl Disaster

The Italian Relief Corps of the Order of Malta run a summer camp for 15 Belarusian children from a village about 230 km from the capital Minsk. The village in which these children’s live was hit by the effect of the disastrous explosion of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear...
Helping Disadvantaged Children, Romania, Romanian Relief Service

Helping Disadvantaged Children, Romania, Romanian Relief Service

This project aims to improve the living conditions and mental and physical health of 20 disadvantaged children through extra-curricular activities. The project works alongside a day care centre for elderly and disabled adults, which helps to raise the children’s...
Order of Malta: did you know?

Order of Malta: did you know?

The flag of the Order of Malta’s works in its present form dates back over 400 years; the first clear reference to an eight-pointed cross was its representation on the coins of Grand Master Fra’ Foulques de Villaret (1305-1319).
Malteser International healthcare project, Kenya

Malteser International healthcare project, Kenya

Malteser International runs a nutritional and healthcare project in northern Kenya. This is an arid land on the north-eastern shore of Lake Turkana, near the Ethiopian border.  It is a very remote area, only accessible on poorly maintained rough roads which become...
World Health Day

World Health Day

Members and volunteers of the Order of Malta are involved in the running and delivery of projects providing medical assistance to the poor and the sick worldwide. From Sickle cell disease and leprosy care in Africa, to medical assistance for those without insurance in...