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

Global Fund for Forgotten People awards 22 Grants


The Sovereign Order of Malta’s Global Fund for Forgotten People distributed its 2017 grants on June 24th. This year, 22 grants were distributed to support 16 projects of the Order in 15 countries.

Among the projects is the Lunch Box Program in China, providing meaningful employment for people suffering from leprosy. The Fund is also supporting the 2017 Order of Malta International Summer Camp for the Disabled in Austria. This year 200 guests and 300 volunteers, from over 25 countries will attend.

Also supported is an After-School Programme for Children in Albania providing access to educational support for children from disadvantaged families.

The complete list of 2017 St. John’s Day Grants:

Grand Priory of Bohemia – Transport for Children with Disabilities -Czech Republic

Malteser International – Healthcare for Disadvantaged Children- Haiti

Embassy to Bulgaria – Holidays for Orphans and Children with Disabilities- Bulgaria

Embassy at Large to the Roma People & Albanian Relief Service – Socio-Medical Centre -Albania

Albanian Relief Service – After-School Programme for Disadvantaged Children – Albania

Austrian Relief Service – International Summer Camp for the Disabled – Austria

Order of Malta Hong Kong – Lunch Box Programme – China

Lebanese Association – Healthcare and Day Centre for the Elderly – Lebanon

Lithuanian Relief Service – Meals on Wheels – Lithuania

Lithuanian Relief Service – Home Care on Wheels – Lithuania

Lithuanian Relief Service – Rehabilitation Camp ‘Move it!’ – Lithuania

Luxembourg Relief Service – Breakfast for the Homeless – Luxembourg

Maltese Association – Transport for the Disabled – Malta

Maltese Association – Shelter for the Homeless – Malta

Polish Association – Home Therapy for Disabled Children – Poland

Romanian Relief Service – Malteser Kindergarten for the Disabled – Romania

Romanian Relief Service – Summer Camp for Disabled Youth – Romania

Romanian Relief Service – Centre for Families with Disabled Children – Romania

Russian Relief Service – Emergency Shelter for Migrant Families – Russia

Slovakian Relief Service – Meals for the Elderly – Slovakia

US Federal Association – Malta House of Care – United States of America

US Western Association – Socio-Medical Clinic of Northern California – United States of America


The Global Fund for Forgotten People has been distributing St John’s Day Grants annually since 2012, to Order of Malta’s projects, for a total of 242 grants

For information about the Sovereign Order of Malta’s Global Fund for Forgotten People: