Annual Report 2008

In 2008 we celebrated 15 years of operation of

Blessed Gérard’s Relief Fund:
We help people in our area in genuine cases of immediate need, for example food aid, clothing, re-construction, counselling

Blessed Gérard’s Bursary Fund:
We give bursaries to poor pupils and students from our local community.

Blessed Gérard’s Malnutrition Clinic:
We run a clinic, where we examine, treat and feed malnourished infants and teach their parent or carer in proper baby care.

Blessed Gérard’s Friendship Club:
We organise meetings to enable the elderly to get out of their isolation and socialise with others.


Current statistics for 2008

(As on 6 December 2008)

Patients Increase 2008
584 HIV patients in care  + 39 %
233 HIV patients seen in our HAART Clinic (per month) + 15 %
133 AIDS-patients counselled (per month + 122 %
159 AIDS-patients on antiretroviral treatment (HAART) + 24 %
158 new patients in home care + 78 %
41 Children in our Children's Home + 5 %
58 Children in our Pre-Primary School & Crčche + 38 %
66 persons received bursaries + 10 %

Accumulative statistics (1992-2008)

(As on 6 December 2008)

Patients   Increase 2008
2461 inpatients + 13 %
2014 home patients + 21 %
1786 patients transported + 20 %
1111 patients counselled + 5 %
632 patients transferred + 4 %
718 day- and outpatients + 20 %
588 HAART patients + 15 %
453 paediatric patients + 11 %
303 First Aid patients + 3 %
253 emergency patients + 5 %
320 social cases + 26 %
Training   Increase 2008
605 home carers + 22 %

Membership statistics

(As on 6 December 2008)

    Increase 2008
1029 active members + 16 %
537 financial suporters - 1 %
360 spiritual supporters + 1 %
1926 members in total + 8 %

A special thanks to our top 25 donors in 2008

  1. Herzenssache e.V. / Germany
  2. Benedictine Mission House Schuyler / USA
  3. SACBC / South Africa
  4. Missionsprokura St. Ottilien / Germany
  5. Diocese of Regensburg / Germany
  6. INGEAR / Germany
  7. Malteser Hilfsdienst Erzdiözese München & Freising / Germany
  8. Paderborn Archdiocese / Germany
  9. Mundo Compartido / Austria
  10. RHI Refractories / South Africa
  11. Pfarrei Manching über PMK / Germany
  12. Father Arnold Pirner & Pfarrei Elsendorf / Germany
  13. British Association SMOM / United Kingdom
  14. Grulich Hildegard / Germany
  15. Nampak / South Africa
  16. Passauer Kreis / Germany
  17. Sappi Tugela / South Africa
  18. Stauffer Family, Ebnath / Germany
  19. Gymnasium Nabburg / Germany
  20. Pfarrei Christi Himmelfahrt München / Germany
  21. Schmitt Gabriele, Hochroth / Germany
  22. Pfarrei St. Kilian, Mainhausen / Germany
  23. Pfarrei St. Albertus Magnus, Ottobrunn / Germany
  24. Lagleder Johannes, Neuburg / Germany
  25. Prof. Andreas Kraus, Schondorf / Germany

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