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Puttinu Cares Bid Farewell To Little Angel Zack

Puttinu Cares Bid Farewell To Little Angel Zack
Apr 12 2024 Share

Puttinu Cares, a dedicated cancer and family support organisation, recently shared a sombre farewell to young Zack Spiteri, whom they affectionately called their ‘little angel’.

On Friday, alongside a touching photo of Zack, Puttinu Cares expressed their heartfelt gratitude to all those who supported Zack’s family through their challenging journey.

The organisation also acknowledged the generous contributions made towards a donation of €3,120, which will assist them in continuing their vital support for families affected by cancer.

The heartfelt  post concluded with a request: “We pray that you keep Zack’s family in your prayers”.

Anyone wishing to donate or contribute to Puttinu can get in touch by calling 9967 2970, messaing [email protected] or visiting puttinucares.org

RIP Zack.

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Local Athlete Reveals Importance Of Sport For Mental Health

Apr 12 2024 Share

The Prime Minister, Robert Abela, led consultation meetings with hundreds of individuals involved in the sports and festival sectors. One of these individual was local Special Olympics athlete Gilmour Borg.

Dubbed ‘townhall events’ at the heart of communities, the Prime Minister explained that the aim of these activities is to ensure everyone participates in community decision-making.

Gilmour Borg  revealed the importance that sport has not only on one’s physical health but also mental health revealing that sport acted as a sort of medicine and sometime even better then medicine in his own mental health struggles that left him contemplating suicide.

During the event the Prime Minister presented new ideas and proposals to change the mindset so that sports become more integrated into the lives of Maltese and Gozitans. Simultaneously, addressing the challenge of obesity remains a significant priority.

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More Women Working In The Construction Sector

Apr 12 2024 Share

The focus at a recent conference organized by the Malta Chamber of Construction Management was the opportunities and challenges facing women in the construction sector.

While stating that the involvement of women in the construction sector has increased, Minister for Justice and Reform in the Construction Sector, Jonathan Attard, mentioned that there is still room for further growth.

During the conference, various challenges for women working in a sector traditionally dominated by men were discussed. Female speakers, including architects and project managers, highlighted issues such as working alongside male counterparts, often from different religious backgrounds, who may view them through different lenses.

The need for recognition of women’s capabilities in their work, despite being in a field predominantly male-dominated, was also emphasized.

President of the Malta Chamber of Construction Manager stated that women can play a large role in the sector beyond just manual labor even contributing to project planning and design.

Minister for Justice and Reform in the Construction Sector, Jonathan Attard also revealed that the percentage of women working increased from 47% to 80% from 2013 to 2023.

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Urgent Home Needed For 9-Year-Old Shadow

Urgent Home Needed For 9-Year-Old Shadow
Apr 12 2024 Share

The Facebook page “Voice for the Voiceless,” dedicated to assisting strays and facilitating pet adoptions, recently highlighted the case of Shadow, a nine-year-old dog in urgent need of a stable home.

Shadow is temporarily staying with a foster family whose house is undergoing significant renovations, causing a dusty environment that is unsuitable for him. His original owners, due to family difficulties, have decided they cannot take him back.

Shadow is described as a very affectionate and well-behaved dog who now faces an uncertain future if a loving home is not found soon. “Voice for the Voiceless” is making a heartfelt appeal to potential adopters to consider giving this gentle giant a second chance by opening their homes and their hearts to him.

Anyone interested in adopting Shadow is encouraged to contact the page directly via private message. This case is a poignant reminder of the vital work done by “Voice for the Voiceless” in bringing attention to animals in need and helping to prevent cases of neglect and abandonment.

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