Helping Families in Need

Project

Currently we are supporting 44 families (about 105 people), 36 children in primary school, 13 in high school and 6 university students under scholarship. Also providing some of their basic needs – food, medication and education. We plan to extend help to more families when we get more resources.

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Boniface & Paulina Okafor Hospital

Project

The aim of this hospital is to help provide adequate health services for the poor and needy which will help to reduce maternal, infant morbidity and mortality. It also provides a holistic health education on how to manage one’s health and some of the common diseases that can lead to premature death – AIDS, malaria, high blood pressure & diabetes, etc. It will provide special care for the seniors and elderly people.

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Family Helper Program and Hospital Project

Family

The family helper program and the hospital project were founded to help needy people in the Eastern part of Nigeria. The hospital is located at Umudim Ngodo Isuochi, Umunneochi Local Government Area, of Abia State Nigeria. It is a rural community with approximately thirty thousand inhabitants.

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Our Program Objectives

Project

There are two objectives:

1. Assistance to Families in need.
2. Hospital project to be developed in two phases:

  • Start with a temporary clinic at Boniface & Paulina Okafor residential house; and
  • Build a permanent hospital at a new site.
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How the Nigeria Family Helper Program Started

Family

When I came to St. Thomas More Parish in 2014, I met Anne and Deacon Jim McLevey who are parishioners of STM parish. During one of our conversations, they told me that they have a charitable organization through which they help poor families in India.

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