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Sister Sylvia

Little Sisters of the Poor, Home for the Elderly, Enugu

The Little Sisters of the Poor are an International Congregation within the Catholic Church who take care of the aged and often handicapped poor. In Nigeria they run a home for the elderly with 55 residents in Enugu. There are currently 9 sisters, 4 aspirants, 25 young ladies and 5 men caring for the residents over 2 shifts, ensuring a high level of care. They also get regular doctor visits and are able to live out their lives in comfort, dignity and love. The home runs entirely on donations for food, medicines, adult diapers, towels, linen, salary, diesel etc. The home will be able to care for ten more people in need in their twilight years by developing the basement.