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Read our latest newsletter: Christmas Grant Awards 2021

Read our latest newsletter: Christmas Grant Awards 2021

Since 2012, the Global Fund for Forgotten People has awarded 542 grants to entities of the Order of Maltacaring for those in need in 89 countries. Now, ten years on, we look back over a decade of support that has brought to life a kaleidoscope of stories of hope and...

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Christmas Grant Awards 2021

Christmas Grant Awards 2021

This Christmas, which marks the Fund's 10th year of grant giving, 35 grants have been awarded to 26 entities of the Order in 24 countries. Each of these works will greatly impact the lives of the world's most vulnerable.“Every Child Ready to Read” After-school...

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With Thanks For The Life And Legacy Of Julie Condon

With Thanks For The Life And Legacy Of Julie Condon

  Julie Condon 1942 - 2021 The Fund was deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of Julie Condon this September. Julie, and her husband Tom, were founding Envoys of the Fund, amongst the first to understand the importance of our mission to support the Order...

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Reports from the Frontline: Spotlight on Cuba

Reports from the Frontline: Spotlight on Cuba

On Tuesday 27 July, members of the Order of Malta and associates from around the world gathered to hear insights from the Cuban Association about the current hardships the country is facing and the Order’s humanitarian response, the latest in our ‘Reports from the...

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Read our latest newsletter: 500th Grant Award

Read our latest newsletter: 500th Grant Award

Since 2012, the Global Fund for Forgotten People has awarded 505 grants to entities of the Order of Malta caring for those in need in 88 countries, impacting more than one million lives. For news from the Order's work around the world, sign up to receive our regular...

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The Global Fund for Forgotten People Awards 500th Grant

The Global Fund for Forgotten People Awards 500th Grant

On June 24th 2021 the Global Fund for Forgotten People awarded its 500th grant in support of the Order of Malta’s worldwide humanitarian work. These grants have enabled the Order’s national associations and relief organisations to transform the lives of over one...

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Faces of the Fund: Interview with Lisa Sanchez-Corea Simpson

Faces of the Fund: Interview with Lisa Sanchez-Corea Simpson

The Global Fund for Forgotten People expands capacity and heightens impact for the Order of Malta’s worldwide work. As the Fund awards its 500th grant, we spoke with Founder and Chief Executive Lisa Sanchez-Corea Simpson about the organisation’s role in facilitating...

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St John’s Day Grant Awards 2021

St John’s Day Grant Awards 2021

This St John's Day, 39 grants have been awarded supporting the reach and impact of the Order of Malta's work across five continents, providing education, food and medical care for some of the world's most vulnerable.Socio-Medical Centre for Disabled Children, Albanian...

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Faces of the Fund: Interview with Thierry zen Ruffinen

Faces of the Fund: Interview with Thierry zen Ruffinen

The Order of Malta’s CIOMAL Foundation focuses on reducing the incidence of leprosy and supporting those physically afflicted and socially stigmatised by this ancient disease. We spoke to Thierry zen Ruffinen, President of CIOMAL, about this important work and their...

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The Global Fund for Forgotten People was the first of those to believe in us. It is a true partnership, we can be open, discuss, change things where necessary.  I will never forget that early trust and belief.

Have you read Marwan Sehnaoui’s Faces of the Fund interview yet?

Learn more about the Order of Malta Lebanon and how their relationship with the Fund has developed over the last 10 years.

#facesofthefund #supportedbythefund #orderofmalta

"The Global Fund for Forgotten People was the first of those to believe in us. It is a true partnership, we can be open, discuss, change things where necessary. I will never forget that early trust and belief."

Have you read Marwan Sehnaoui’s Faces of the Fund interview yet?

Learn more about the Order of Malta Lebanon and how their relationship with the Fund has developed over the last 10 years.

#facesofthefund #supportedbythefund #orderofmalta
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Since 2012, the Fund has helped over 44,000 homeless people access essential items like food and clothing, as well as company and friendship at Order of Malta shelters and soup kitchens.

Adam struggled to keep a job due to mental illness. He did not have proper housing and was in dept. A Czech Relief Service social worker has helped him arrange social benefits, appoint a guardian and secure a place in sheltered housing.

A huge thank you to all our donors and supporters for helping us to bring hope and alleviate suffering for Forgotten people around the world through the work of the @orderofmalta.

We look forward to the next 10 years.

#10yearanniversary #supportedbythefund #orderofmalta

Since 2012, the Fund has helped over 44,000 homeless people access essential items like food and clothing, as well as company and friendship at Order of Malta shelters and soup kitchens.

Adam struggled to keep a job due to mental illness. He did not have proper housing and was in dept. A Czech Relief Service social worker has helped him arrange social benefits, appoint a guardian and secure a place in sheltered housing.

A huge thank you to all our donors and supporters for helping us to bring hope and alleviate suffering for Forgotten people around the world through the work of the @orderofmalta.

We look forward to the next 10 years.

#10yearanniversary #supportedbythefund #orderofmalta
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Since 2012, support from the Fund has brought food and education to over 137,000 disadvantaged children.

Pictured is Carlos. He lives with his elderly grandmother, having been mistreated by his parents. Since joining the Cruz de Malta Assistance Centre programme in Brazil, his family receive regular hot meals and clothing and Carlos receives an education as well as speech therapy.

“Carlos has gained autonomy and self-esteem. I am very grateful for the care he receives.” Carlos’s grandmother, Maria

A huge thank you to all our donors and supporters for helping us to bring hope and alleviate suffering for Forgotten people around the world through the work of the Order of Malta.

We look forward to the next 10 years.

#10yearanniversary #supportedbythefund #orderofmalta

Since 2012, support from the Fund has brought food and education to over 137,000 disadvantaged children.

Pictured is Carlos. He lives with his elderly grandmother, having been mistreated by his parents. Since joining the Cruz de Malta Assistance Centre programme in Brazil, his family receive regular hot meals and clothing and Carlos receives an education as well as speech therapy.

“Carlos has gained autonomy and self-esteem. I am very grateful for the care he receives.” Carlos’s grandmother, Maria

A huge thank you to all our donors and supporters for helping us to bring hope and alleviate suffering for Forgotten people around the world through the work of the Order of Malta.

We look forward to the next 10 years.

#10yearanniversary #supportedbythefund #orderofmalta
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Read the Fund’s latest newsletter which shines a light on its first 10 years and how the Order of Malta is continuing to support those in and around Ukraine, four months on.

Follow this link: https://www.forgottenpeople.org/ten-year-anniversary-newsletter/

#ukraine #lebanon #supportedbythefund #orderofmalta

Read the Fund’s latest newsletter which shines a light on its first 10 years and how the Order of Malta is continuing to support those in and around Ukraine, four months on.

Follow this link: www.forgottenpeople.org/ten-year-anniversary-newsletter/

#ukraine #lebanon #supportedbythefund #orderofmalta
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Since 2012, the Fund’s support has reached over 2 million people.

This St John’s Day the Fund has awarded 37 grants to 28 countries through 23 entities of the Order of Malta, bringing the total number of grants awarded to 578. Despite the challenges of 2022, Order of Malta staff and volunteers continue to work tirelessly in support of the Forgotten.

Thank you to every one of our donors and supporters for helping us bring these projects to life.

View this cycle’s grants on our website: https://www.forgottenpeople.org/st-johns-day-grant-awards-2022/

#grantgiving #stjohnsday #supportedbythefund #orderofmalta

Since 2012, the Fund’s support has reached over 2 million people.

This St John’s Day the Fund has awarded 37 grants to 28 countries through 23 entities of the Order of Malta, bringing the total number of grants awarded to 578. Despite the challenges of 2022, Order of Malta staff and volunteers continue to work tirelessly in support of the Forgotten.

Thank you to every one of our donors and supporters for helping us bring these projects to life.

View this cycle’s grants on our website: www.forgottenpeople.org/st-johns-day-grant-awards-2022/

#grantgiving #stjohnsday #supportedbythefund #orderofmalta
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