Francesca Lioce

Francesca Lioce - biogram

Francesca Lioce

- Date of birth: 30th October, 1982, Foggia, Italy

Education:
- Scuola Elementare Alessandro Manzoni Borgo Incoronata (Italy)
- Scuola Media Dante Alighieri Foggia (Italy)
- Scuola Superiore presso Istituto Tecnico per Attività Sociali Orazio Notarangelo Foggia (Italy)
- Corso per Operatore Socio Assistenziale presso Istituto Cortivo Foggia (Italy)
- currently, a student of Jagiellonian University in Cracow – Mediterranean Studies (Poland)

Activity:
2003
– Voluntary work in Servicio Civile

2004
- Voluntary work in The House of Eight Blessings, Częstochowa
- Providing direct care to the disabled Marcin Kurcbard
- Co-creating Common Room for The Disabled ”Croce Blu”, Częstochowa

2005
- A voluntary worker in house for the dependent ”Emaus”, Foggia
- In Italy, creating a charity of the name Associazione di volontariato Betel, amici di Marcin
– Creating Our Lady of Grace’s House for persons incapable of unaided existence in Niepołomice near Cracow

2008
- Organizing holiday house La Rosa dei Venti - Scalo dei Saraceni (Manfredonia)
- Organizing holiday house Stella del Mattino - Scalo dei Saraceni (Manfredonia)

Capacities:
- a member of the General Convention of the Betel International Charity Movement
- the General Coordinator of the Betel movement in Italy
- the Chairperson of the Associazione di volontariato Betel, amici di Marcin in Italy,
the Superior of Our Lady of Grace’s House for persons incapable of unaided existence in Niepołomice near Cracow

Distinctions:
2006
- Jasna Góra, Statue Ecce Homo (Oto Człowiek) - an award in the category of testimony to the service of the weak and poor (voluntary workers), awarded by the ”Betel” movement.

2008
- Niepołomice, Statue of Angel of The Year – AN Award of the TOWN and commune office of Niepołomice and the community of Niepołomice.
- Cracow, "Amicus Hominum" - help for the disabled. An Award of the local self-government of lesser Poland.

2009
- Niepołomice, For The Merits to The Town and Commune of Niepołomice - the highest distinction of the town and commune council.

2011
- Częstochowa, Statue Of Friendship - a distinction awarded by special purpose school and education centre no. 5 in Częstochowa for selfless help for the needy disabled

Hobbies:
- sea,
- Italian cuisine,
- painting
- Polish culture
- cultures of different nations