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Friday, March 15, along with several volunteers, we have made a surprise to some people in need. The visit to helpless elders was my first experience of this kind. To be honest, I had a lot of emotions, which are hard to explain in words. Being prepared to see some unpleasant things, however the reality was much more painful and difficult than I assumed.
Most elders that I visited together with my colleagues – volunteers were alone and living in high poverty. However, despite the unfavorable condition they are in, they were strong. And seeing them thus ready to face any difficulties in their life, made me realize that these people are the real fighters and good models for us. Unfortunately, the young generation values are different and we often do not appreciate what we have …
After visiting Draguseni village, I learned some essential things. I felt so good when we split the food packages to the elders! I’m sorry for the society we live in. We are too selfish to help those who really need support. One day one of us can be in the same situation and then …: who will you call to help you? …

Corina Gutu – volunteer at PO “Filocalia”