Your presents were all things which they needed
With no support from their father, Petru (18) and Ionel (16) work to support the seven younger members of the family. “They live in very poor conditions,” Mihai says.
Satu Mare county, Romania: Petru (left) with his mum and three of his six siblings. When Mihai Micula delivered your shoebox gifts in December some of the family were unwell with flu and their mother had no money to buy medicine. “It was heartbreaking,” Mihai says. “When we gave them a box for each one in the family, the mother was in tears.
She said that your presents were all things which they needed so much.”