Sovereign Military Hospitaller
Order of St John of Jerusalem of
Rhodes and of Malta

Social assistance

Latest interventions
20/02/2019

New project provides shoes to 15,000 disadvantaged adults and children in the Philippines

Thanks to a generous donation from Vans Philippines, who donated the shoes, Members and volunteers of the Order of Malta arranged for the distribution and fitting of the shoes to those in need.

Latest interventions
27/12/2018

Order of Malta in Hungary scaling up its assistance work to help Syrian population

After nearly 8 years of war in Syria, the Order of Malta is still present in the region helping the local population with medical and humanitarian activities.

Latest interventions
18/10/2018

Environmentally friendly school inaugurated in the Rhino refugee camp in Northern Uganda

The worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta, Malteser International, has opened a new high school building in the Rhino Camp refugee settlement in northern Uganda.

Grand Master news
28/09/2018

The Grand Master Inaugurates New Care Home in the UK

The Edwardstow Court care home in Gloucestershire, managed by the Order of Malta in the United Kingdom, was officially inaugurated today with the delivery of a minibus by Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre who also uncovered an inaugural plaque.

28/08/2018

Myanmar: a year after massacres, Rohingya refugees still facing desperation

Malteser International teams are still on the ground in Bangladesh Rajuma is only 30 years old, but has endured the most unimaginable horrors. The ethnic Rohingya woman from Myanmar was a survivor of a brutal massacre that occurred in her village, Tula Toli on August 30, 2017.

Grand Master news
20/08/2018

Grand Master at 35th International Summer Camp for the disabled urges guests to be brave

“Be courageous, we have to be brave to welcome those who suffer and those who are strangers to us”. With these encouraging words, the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto addressed the participants of the Order of Malta’s 35th International Summer Camp for young disabled, on 15 August.

Latest interventions
09/08/2018

To Santiago di Compostela in a wheelchair

The Order of Malta’s history has for many centuries been linked to the pilgrimage route to Santiago di Compostela where the remains of the Apostle James the Great are buried. From ancient times, the knights have offered accommodation and healthcare in hospitals, convents and churches to pilgrims along their journey.

07/08/2018

The Order of Malta’s summer activities focussed on the disabled

Everything is ready for the Order of Malta’s 35th International Summer Camp for Disabled Young People. This year it will be held in England in Hampshire, a county on the south coast, from 11th to 18th August.

Latest interventions
12/07/2018

Miss Cambodia winners join the Leprosy Awareness Campaign

To promote knowledge about the illness and remove the stigma: this is the purpose of the awareness day on Hansen’s disease, commonly known as leprosy, organized by the Ciomal Foundation (Order of Malta International Campaign against Leprosy) on 10 July last in the Kien Khlang rehabilitation centre, in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh.