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February 2018 visitors

From APO in Oberhausen, Germany long time friends and supporters, Barbara and Rainer Rudl came again this year. They bought with them Jean Luc and Alia also from APO who spent a month with the children. Always great to welcome our friends back ag…

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January 2018 visitors

Happy New Year and welcome to…
Ms. Rebecca Robyns founder of EYEseeme project in the UK. 
Mr. and Mrs. Schulz from Germany came to visit their daughter Anke, who is volunteering at Sarnelli House for 10 months. 
Frances Chung and her fathe…

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December 2017 visitors

A happy December and Christmas was had by all. Many thanks to all our donors, sponsors  and benefactors for all their well wishes and generous donations for the kids. Thank you to all who made Christmas so special for our children…
From The N…

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November 2017 visitors

It was sad to say farewell to Br. Wing from the Philippines who spent six months at Sarnelli House learning English and bringing his artistic skills, his cooking skills, his medical skills and his compassion and humour to all the children and…

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October 2017 visitors

Leon and Henriette Castermans from Vrienden van Sarnelli The Netherlands came for their biannual visit and worked on the getting the pool in top shape for the holidays, taking the children on outings and fitting back into the Sarnelli Family. Th…

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September 2017 visitors

Debbie Willis, from the UK, a loyal and generous friend and volunteer, came again laden with gifts for the kids and brightened the school holidays by sponsoring trips to the cinema and the aquarium for the children. Debbie is a great friend of Sa…

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August 2017 visitors

Josie from the USA came for her first visit to Sarnelli House after hearing for years about Fr Mike’s work from her grandfather, a cousin of Fr Mike’s. Thanks for all sports shirts for the children  and for spending time and getting to know them …

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July 2017 Visitors


Rebecca Robyns from the UK, Founder and Photographer of EyeSeeMe (www.eyeseemeproject.com),  ex husband Malcolm and son Harry visited. They sponsored lunch for the kids along with activities and sports for the day. EyeSeeMe also generou…

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June 2017 Visitors


Coline and Leonore from Switzerland came to Sarnelli House for a 6 week internship for their second year of nursing. They were a great help in the weekly clinic and making hospital visits and on the Outreach Program as well as getting i…

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May 2017 Visitors


Saskia Geesmann from Germany  came for her second visit after a lapse of 4 years. She was remembered and welcomed back into the Sarnelli family. Great to see you again Saskia!


Reggie Bollich from Louisiana,president of Family …

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March 2017 Visitors

Hans and Natacha from Belgium who previously lived at Sarnelli House came for a visit almost 10 years after they left. It was a joyful reunion for all and the children enjoyed reconnecting.


Emmy from The Netherlands arrived for 2 mon…

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April 2017 Visitors


Sian and Kevin from the UK who were recently married and whose  wedding guests donated to Sarnelli House in lieu of gifts arrived in their newly married state and spent a great Songkran with the kids.


Miranda from China came again…

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February 2017 Visitors

Regular visitors Tommy Kelly and Jai came from Ireland and bought with them donations for the Outreach Program. Many thanks!


Anabel from Germany came for her first visit and was a great help in the office and at House of Hope. Hope to se…

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January 2017 Visitors

Fr Seamus Enright a Redemptorist  priest from Limerick Ireland, came for his third visit. He goes back home with ideas to continue his generous fundraising for Sarnelli House. Thank you Fr Seamus


Bev and Gary Watson from South Africa made a…

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December 2016 Visitors


Fred and Wendy Crandall Amidon from Hawaii came for  their first visit to Sarnelli House and enjoyed a Sarnelli House Christmas. Wendi played football and helped out on ladies football team. They both played and spent time with the children…

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November 2016 Visitors


Karin Weishaupt  and Claudia Brosch from Germany visited. One of the ladies met the young woman she sponsored for many years and who is now living and working independently of Sarnelli House. It was an emotional meeting for both of them. It…

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October 2016 Visitors


Morgan Haupt from Germany came for three weeks to volunteer in the school holidays. She was enthusiastic and active and became involved in all the activities – she was great fun and when the holidays were over she went on to volunteer to te…

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September 2016 Visitors


Eleanor Drury from the UK came to volunteer for 2 months and participated in all the activities with the kids. Swimming and sports were big on her list and the she really threw herself into keeping the kids happy and occupied.


Lara…

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August 2016 Visitors

Herbert Tumpach his wife Sonja and children Sandro and Lorena came from Germany for their visit. They came with donations and greetings from Eltern Fur Kinder a group who helped Fr Shea in the very beginning of his ministry with abandoned childre…

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July 2016 Visitors


Charlotte Pleunis from The Netherlands came for a month to help out. She is studying Occupational Therapy and so she used her skills to measure a child on Outreach and source a wheelchair for her,  and  organize some long overdue office fil…

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