Since its establishment the convent has been caring for 200 orphanage children with psychophysical deficiencies for almost 15 years.
The beautiful craft-work and religious artefacts the Sisters brought with them today are made by recovering addicts in the monastery workshop. This not only enables the Sisters to raise much-needed funds to support their work with the poor and needy but also provides very beneficial therapy for those whom they seek to help.
Sister Natalia with some of her 'wares'.
Hand-crafted toys and other items in the local style.
Some of the many beautiful icons available.
Gosh, which do I choose . . . ?
Yet more beautiful icons.
You can learn more about this congregation of Nuns and the valuable work they do by visiting their website here.