Projects

SINCE our receiving our Charter in  2001, we have undertaken many local and international projects. These include:

  • Assisting the Esther Benjamins Trust, an organisation that rescues Nepalese children who have been trafficked or displaced into India – including many who have been sold into Indian circuses and forced to work as performers.
  • Purchasing a computer, audio equipment, and buggies to assist children with special needs attending the Theotokos pre-school unit at the old Limassol Hospital.
  • Providing Shelterboxes to those affected by the earthquake in Haiti.
  • Providing support for Prosvasi; a Limassol-based organisation that works with people who are socially excluded.
  • Providing assistance to the Marguerite Cancer Patient Support Team.
  • Supplying a borehole and pump to provide fresh drinking water to a new clinic of an orphanage in the Mulanje district of Malawi in south-east Africa.
  • Helping the Friends of Paphos Hospice to provide palliative care for terminally ill patients at the Evangelisimos Hospital.
  • Supporting the education of AIDS orphans in Kinkiizi, Uganda.
  • Purchasing physiotherapy equipment for the multiple sclerosis association in Limassol.
  • Raising funds to equip the day care centre of the Cyprus association for autistic persons in Limassol.
  • Collecting and organising the delivery of clothing to Moldavian orphanages.
  • Assisting in the reconstruction of a school devastated by the 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka.
  • Sponsoring litter bins outside Limassol Castle.
  • Delivering career talks to students at a Limassol school.
  • Supplying materials for a talented local art student.
  • Supplying equipment to Riding for the Disabled, a volunteer organisation that provides horse riding facilities for physically and mentally disabled people and children.
  • Paying for the ongoing education of a Palestinian orphan living in the West Bank.
  • Supporting the Smile Foundation, a charity that provides free operations and treatment for children with facial disfigurement.
  • Organising public speaking, environmental and football competitions for students at Cyprus schools and colleges.

More information about some of these projects can be found in this section.