Survivors who have completed the application process with Caranua, detail their experiences in this section. As you will see from the individual ‘experiences’, some people choose to give some details about who they are, for example their name and their age, but others prefer to remain anonymous. However, all of the words are from the survivors. We will post more ‘experiences’ here on a regular basis.
In early 2014 I made my application to Caranua. My support worker Patrick contacted me and things started to take effect. From my application being approved, Patrick my support worker kept in touch regularly, and the advice and support given to me were excellent. I...read more
I was treated with great compassion respect and dignity and with on their part the sole purpose of helping me as a survivor
To all Survivors contacting Caranua: As a Survivor I want to express from my heart my deepest appreciations and thanks to all the people working at Caranua who are there to help and support survivors of the orphanages and industrial schools.read more
“I can honestly tell you that Caranua are the best organisation ever to be set up by the government in my lifetime”
I wish to thank and congratulate team Caranua, for their fantastic work in helping survivors of abuse in residential care homes and semi-state run institutions a very long time ago - but it can never be forgotten. As a survivor of abuse in an industrial institution...read more