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SERBIA – Dorgovska Mahala Village – Health Evaluations STT

Snezana & Daphne – Dorgovska Mahala Village – Lebane, SERBIA

Snezana, Gloria, Priya & Filip – Health Evaluation Results

Priya & Filip(translator) – Eye Exams

STT-Short Term Team from Orlando, Florida was on the ground only days ago in the Roma/Gypsy village of Dorgovska Mahala, Lebane, SERBIA.  In every capacity, this team complimented each other as they served the local community in basic health evaluations of blood-work, urine analysis, blood pressure, weight and height, and eye exams.  We in GHNI are extremely proud of this team, as they worked so well together, allowing the translator(Filip) to weave through all the activities for three days of non-stop fun, relationship-building, and the serious nature of health screenings. Somewhat expecting reluctancy initially from the Roma community, they quickly took to us and our desire to serve in these capacities.

Dan teaching TCD in Roma home and village – translator Filip

Filip translating at Health Screening

 

TCD-Transformational Community Development was taught on two different days, and a measurably high percentage of the attendees ended the sessions, eager to implement what they had learned so far, unreserved!  This certainly excites us in GHNI, as it means the local TCD-Trainer (Snezana) has both done an excellent job of preparing their lives relationally for sustainable development … and will be allowed to continue vesting in their lives in the coming year and years.

Year ahead looks extremely promising, as we look to Snezana for continued leadership and the hope of adding an additional trainer from within this Roma/Gypsy community!  This potential person is key in allowing them as Roma, to lift themselves out of generational entrenched poverty.

Thanks to you in abundance for allowing all this to happen so quickly and in such a quality manner, all in only one year so far!  If you would enjoy helping this particular Roma village lift themselves out of poverty, and in turn preparing them to lift other Roma villages in the area out of poverty, please visit us at:

https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/ghni-rs-djorgovska-mahala?code=village%20page

Again, thanks for all you are and do for this special village in South Serbia!!!  Dan

Health Screening

Health Screenings

Soil & Seeds distributions for Vertical Gardens

STT-Orlando Team and Village Volunteers of Dorgovska Mahala – Lebane, SERBIA

FUN !!!

Difficult “Good-byes” …

Forever relationships …

Balkans of Serbia & Albania New TCD …

Village Farming Woman-Albania

Village Farming Woman-Albania

New territory always excites me in GHNI endeavors. The Balkans of Serbia and Albania seem far removed from other impoverished areas GHNI works in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Yet we all must come to the realization that the same extreme poverty exists in large swaths of Europe equally. It especially exists anywhere there is isolation and abandonment. GHNI is committed to helping the poorest of the poor, regardless of geographics.

Women Cooking Outside-Albania

Women Cooking Outside-Albania

Join with us financially, as we commit to these new projects in Serbia and Albania Roma(gypsy) villages. 4 new Project Proposal are being edited and submitted as I write this. I am personally committed to making the Balkans a very different place within 3-5 years, as we work together with key partners there.

Man In Front Of Home - Serbia

Man In Front Of Home – Serbia

2015 is about to close out on us. 2016 is literally visible between the cracks of the door as it opens. Please commit with us in furthering self-sustainability among the Hidden and Helpless of the Balkan Roma(and nationals) in impoverished, abandoned and isolated villages. They need your help. We are willing.

Girls Near Their Home - Serbia

Girls Near Their Home – Serbia

Farming Plot and Home - Albania

Farming Plot and Home – Albania


Thank you … Dan

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