New project leader – Krzysztof Janeczek

Since the beginning of July we are hosting a new leader. Krzysztof Janeczek, formely a roughsleeper and street drinker of six years in London. He availed of Barka residential treatment in Poland nearly four years ago. He then decided to return to London, and with the support of local Barka Social Economy Centre secured job as a labourer. He remained sober, and after a few months was offered a job as Barka leader. For the past two and a half years he has been working in London and Utrecht. In Dublin, he daily talks to Eastern European migrants that avail of services of Mendicity Institution, Merchants Quay Ireland and Capuchin Day Centre.