"Like many people throughout the world, I have great respect and admiration for you as an outstanding humanitarian whose life has been devoted to good deeds and a tireless, caring for your fellow human beings...I would like to convey to you the wish of all the founders of the Trust that you become an honorary board member of this new charitable organisation, the International Gorbachev Trust for Children's Health Care."
President Mikhail Gorbachev, February 20th,1995
Thank you once again for the immense assistance that you are giving to the Gorbachev Foundation and to the sick children of Russia."
President Mikhail Gorbachev, December 20th, 1993
"I thank you on behalf of the poor. You have given a very precious gift for all, a most beautiful gift."
Mother Teresa, October 1st, 1994
"Thank you thank you. How much work you do for the poor and the needy - those poor in the spirit and those needy in the body! You do beautiful work!"