15 years Brotherhood of Blessed Gerard

The Brotherhood of Blessed Gerard was founded by Father Gerard T Lagleder O.S.B., Dr Paul Z T Thabethe, Sister Nokuthula M Thabethe, Mr Geoffrey Kalkwarf and Mrs Clare A Kalkwarf on 28 October 1992.

Many great things could happen through God's grace in these 15 years of our history.

Today we run

Blessed Gérard's Care Centre:

Other Projects of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard:

Membership statistics (as at 19 December 2007)

active members 864
financial supporters 538
spiritual supporters 357
total 1759

Current statistics for 2007 (as at 19 December 2007):

HIV-infected patients currently in care 421
HIV-infected patients seen in our HAART Clinic per month 202
AIDS-patients specially counselled per month 60
AIDS-patients currently on antiretroviral treatment (HAART) 128
new patients in home care 89
home care visits made 1213
new inpatients in the hospice 386
outpatient visits 1995
children in the children's home 39
children in our pre-primary school & creche 42
children and youth were granted bursaries 60

Accumulative statistics (1992 – 2007) (as at 19 December 2007

We thank all our supporters and members wholeheartedly for making all this possible.


This page is part of the Newsletter No. 27 of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard




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