Preda Galway would like to take this opportunity to express its heart felt thanks to everyone for their

generosity of spirit and financial assistance it has received since its inception in February 2007. Such support has helped increase the profile of the work that PREDA does as well as raise over 50,000 Euro for the children rescued by PREDA. This calendar is designed to show how, through the support of the public and committed individuals, change is possible in the lives of the children PREDA have rescued from various forms of servitude. Fr. Shay Cullen, PREDA founder, has been a great source of support and inspiration for us in recent years and has given us the freedom to lend our assistance to the work of PREDA in whatever way we can. The team at PREDA would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Russell Barnes, PREDA Galway photographer, for his commitment, professionalism and passion in giving so freely of his time in putting this calendar together so as to impact positively on the lives of children in need. New members are always welcomed in PREDA Galway in the struggle to help alleviate the pressure on the PREDA team in the Philippines and offer them whatever support we can give. For further information on getting involved in the work of PREDA email: or or checkout or Yours in solidarity, Philip Cribbin Chairperson PREDA Galway Support Committee acknowledgements

Dear FrienDs & DeFenDers oF chilDren,
PreDa’s Mission is To ProMoTe sUsTainaBle DeVeloPMenT ThroUGh Fair TraDe anD PoVerTY alleViaTion. Preda means: People’s Recovery, Empowerment Development Assistance Foundation. PREDA’S IMMEDIATE MISSION: Winning freedom and new life for children in jails, brothels, on the streets, abandoned youth, and those mired in poverty and starvation. The work helps shelter and heal abused children and bring abusers to justice. It reaches out to battered women, indigenous peoples and it is protecting the environment and alleviating poverty through micro-credit and fair trade. The heart of the mission is working for a just and fair world where equality, justice, human dignity and rights are respected by all. When you support Preda you are helping to change the world of poverty and bring light into the darkness, imprisonment to freedom, hunger with prosperity and self reliance. Empowerment means helping people to help themselves. You can help promote human rights, save children and give them a happier life when you buy Preda/ForestFeast healthy FairTrade dried mangos available in most supermarkets in Ireland and the UK. ( I and all the children and staff at Preda, wish you a very happy and meaningful Christmas and year ahead. Father Shay Cullen. Alex Hermoso and the Preda team. Contact us at: Preda Center, Upper Kalaklan, Olongapo city, Philippines Email: Websites:,

PREDA is a registered Irish charity, CHY 16815. If you donate over 250 Euro PREDA can benefit from the Charitable Donations Scheme. For further information, please contact email To donate to the work of PREDA: Preda - Ireland Permanent TSB, #11 Upper Georges St. Dun Laoghaire. Co. Dublin, Ireland Account no: # 87930352 Sorting code 990604 BIC code / Swift code IPBSIE2D

PREDA would like to thank the following for their support in the production of the 2011 calendar: Damien Dempsey and the Dempsey Clan especially Adrienne for her support. Damien’s team: Fiacre Gaffney and David Jaymes for making our job easy and for making Damo’s PREDA gigs so special. Sharon Corr & John Hughes Rob O’Connor and all at Shane Long and Anne Long. Greg and Billy Cunningham Sharon Shannon and John Dunford for their enthusiasm and help in promoting the PREDA message. Declan Mc Donnell, Mervue United Chairman Russell Barnes, PREDA photographer Kenny Gaughan, Julia Puchovska of Wonderfulife Productions & Kamil Krolak Jerry Flannery Tomás O’Leary Seán Regan John Fallon, Charlie Gallagher & Tommy Lally Galway Camogie Squad Imelda May Hugh Phillimore Emily Charles Eugene Keville & The Western Hotel Fergus McGinn & Monroe’s tavern Liam Mellows Hurling Club Mikkel Lundsager Hansen

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