Greetings from Mustard Seed Communities in Jamaica! On 16 March, 2009, Martha’s House, located in Kingston, Jamaica, was destroyed by fire. Martha’s House was home to 30 children infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, making the need for shelter an immediate requirement. Our children were all unharmed and are living in various housing solutions across Kingston and St. Catherine.
An immediate appeal for US$150,000 to rebuild the home was made to the public. The response has been tremendous and the community in Cayman sprung into action and a container containing food items, furniture, clothes etc. was shipped to support our effort.
This outpouring of support has been incredible and Mustard Seed Communities remains incredibly grateful for your kindness. It is encouraging to know that there are organisations in our society that have committed themselves to assisting the most vulnerable members of society.
We are truly appreciative of this support and hope that we can continue this partnership in providing for the least of our brothers and sisters who need our continuous help.
You action has proved there are still persons in this world who genuinely care.
May the lord bless you and yours always.
Father Gregory Ramkissoon, executive director, Mustard Seed Communities.