"Never is too late to talk about someone who spend his life to help needy people and makes his life an example that few would be willing to follow."
"Zilda is best known for the creation of the Pastoral of the Child (linked to the Catholic Church) which, since it was created in 1983, was followed 1 816 261 children under 6 years and 1 407 743 households in 4060 municipalities. During this period, more than 261 962 volunteers took solidarity and knowledge about health, nutrition, education and citizenship for the poorest communities, creating conditions so that they become protagonists of their own social transformation."
"In 2004 she founded and coordinated the “Pastoral da Pessoa Idosa” (Care of the Elderly), and since then more than 100 thousand elderly are accompanied by 12 thousand employees in 579 municipalities in
But with 75 years of life, might as well retire or at least manage all this work behind a desk in an office with air conditioning. But no.
"What turn her a selfless woman is just the personal involvement with the cause, and her death, although the cause of great sadness among brazilian people and shock, also brings a lot of thinking and turn clear that her mission here on earth was fulfilled and that God will receive her with open arms."
"She did’t receive the Nobel Peace Prize, although indicated, but no matter ... Gandhi also did not receive. The prize is small in front of her spiritual greatness."