Meet Veronika

2016-10-14T11:49:22+11:00October 13th, 2014|

Here is our little Nica. Meet Veronika: a child abandoned by an alcoholic mother she barely knew and left in the care of her ailing grandmother. Maternal love was an alien feeling for her. She often felt worthless and a burden to everyone;that no one cared or loved her.  She was six years old when her grandmother started bringing her to the church for feeding. She was such a pretty girl. We would lovingly call her a ‘talking doll’. Her grandmother made use of Nica to acquire food, clothing and anything else on offer. When Nica was seven, her grandmother died and she was taken in by theelderly neighbors. A week later Nica’s mother, Tatiana, ended [...]