Look at these faces, friends! This is the children of our Georgia and you ...! Our children and they are not guilty that they have such a life! These angels deserve much more attention, a much better life! But ... To heartless officials this does not understand!
We can and must understand the grief of our children, who are on the verge of survival! After all, "other people's children do not exist"! Or not?
The Banetishvili family brings up four children, two of whom suffer from serious and incurable diseases. 12-year-old Merab was born mentally retarded, and 5-year-old Khatuna was diagnosed at birth - cerebral palsy. Six people huddle in two small rooms in which it is damp and cold, the furniture has long been out of order, and mold has appeared on the walls ...
Father of the family handyman, but he can not get a permanent job. When such is turned up, it is a real holiday in the family, because the daddy can earn a penny a penny earned. But it happens so rarely! Most children are undernourished, deprived of treatment and special education.
Friends, like this, in restaurants, the tables are full of food, tons of unfinished food are thrown into a landfill, and somewhere near there are families for whom bread with butter or vegetable pilaf is the ultimate dream.
We talked with Zina Banetishvili about the difficulties encountered.
- Tell us how one typical morning goes in the life of your family?
Zina: Firstly, thanks to the Chernovetsky Fund for being interested in us. Well, our morning passes monotonously: my husband gets up at 5 o'clock and goes to the station or to some construction site in the hope that at least some one-time work will turn up. Then a 2-year-old son wakes up, then the rest of the children. Often in the mornings Khatuna has seizures, she cannot control her movements, goes into hysterics. God, how painful it is for me to see and feel her suffering ?! The 14-year-old daughter Nino, who is my right hand, helps a lot. Unfortunately, she often has to skip school to help me care for young children.
-What do you live for?
Zina: the pension of the children and the pennies that her husband earns - that’s all the income. Thank you for this, because for regular Khatuna surveys 200 GEL are needed per month. But funds for the treatment of Merab, not enough. Thank God that his mental weakness is not expressed in extreme form, he even helps his younger sister to “calm down”, but this does not know that the child does not need treatment. My heart bleeds when I see my helplessness in front of them.
- Does anyone help you? Did you have any representatives of the authorities or other charitable foundations?
Zina: No, except for your Foundation, no one has ever been interested in us.
-And you turned to the mayor or deputy, for whom they voted? that it is their duty and they swore about it in the Constitution of Georgia, that they are obliged to take care of their compatriots in the districts from which they received power and privileges!
- After all, there are some programs that deal with ESPECIAL children. Are you interested? Appealed somewhere about this?
Zina: we are simple people, we have no information on this. I heard that there is a special school for children with problems, but it is paid. And where can I get money?
-Is it that your family is starving?
Zina: I will not lie - we do not experience hunger in the literal sense, but children are constantly undernourished, they have no high-calorie food. Bread, watery soup, beans, cheap margarine - this is our meal.
- Did not scare you the idea of having another child after Khatuna?
Zina: very scared. And what if something is wrong with him? Can we survive this? With God's help, everything ended well. Our son Roin is a real angel. He became the reward for all the suffering. I'm thinking about the future. I am grateful to the Lord that Khatuna and Merab will always have a sister and a brother nearby.
- You are a believer and, therefore, do not fall into despair. Do you have any cherished dream that you ask of God?
“Every night, before going to bed, I stand at the icons and pray to the Most High for the well-being and health of my children, I pray the Lord for all children who suffer from disease and hunger.” Of course, I pray to Him that people treat each other more kindly, with understanding, sympathy, and each time, at a difficult moment, extend a helping hand! ..
Friends, well, here we also introduced you to another distressed family. Oh, how many such families in today's Georgia! The peculiarity of our situation is that we have a large group of families balancing on the edge. They are either above the poverty line, or slightly below it. But if the state and the public do not support such families, then gradually a social bottom can be formed, because children from poor families do not have a foundation for life ... therefore, the country will have no future!
Dear friends, as always, we are in search of good hearts that the Lord himself is looking for - and this is our main task - to serve Him !. And the foundation will do its job!
At this stage, they are in dire need of food, hygiene products, medicines, furniture, kitchen utensils and bedding.
Our account: GE15TB7194336080100003 or GE64BG0000000470458000 (appointment: the Banetishvili family). You can also transfer funds through our website.
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Kindness always radiates warmth and joy, it always warms human souls and hearts! Yes, the hand of the giver will not become scanty!