520,000 hectares of forest has been torched this year, fueled by inflammable eucalyptus plantations and in October; assisted the spread with Hurricane Ophelia. This has brought death to over 100 people and increasing during the bleak aftermath.
Uli, passed out whilst trying to escape the fires and later died.
Angela is severely burnt and still in critical condition in hospital.
This fire has taken their self-built home, food and fruit gardens, solar energy systems and most importantly; their family.
Angela has become widowed with 3 daughters.
Uli, 56, and Angela, 55 raised their 3 daughters in Portugal since 1987. The couple contributed profoundly to the community, Uli was a skilled solar system engineer creating energy resources for people, whilst Angela was a geriatric nurse in the village close by.
Angela has enjoyed the art of giving, being able to transform lives around her.
She has a soulful, caring trait for mankind. She developed a diploma post-graduate curricula for a high school, ran German lessons at a local factory and connected the Portuguese to foreign folk by translation. Angela is acclaimed to be a very kind person by locals, a true giver to human decency.
After 30 years of giving, the October fire changed everything.
Giving is one of humanities greatest gifts.
Your time, knowledge, talents, encouragement, acknowledgment, thoughts, compliments, kindness, smiles, love and money can all be shared.
So, we come to ask for your love for humanity; whether you give 1€ or 1000 € it is still the gift of giving.
Our goal is 50,000 € to rebuild a home and life for a lady who spend hers giving to others.
With your love, at a humanity level; anything is possible.
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