A Misean Cara online campaign for the duration of Lent is focusing on highlighting the valuable contribution missionaries make to the international development sector. Every day missionaries around the world work hard to eradicate poverty and alleviate inequality.
The campaign aims to promote the Missionary Approach to Development by showcasing ‘a day in the life of a missionary’. To follow, support and join in with the conversation use the hashtag #MyMissionaryLife and follow the Misean Cara social media pages.
Fray Tomas, OFM supports in his shelter, @La72Tenosique (Mexico), thousands of migrants in their journey away from violence. @Franciscansintl together with @miseancara works with La72 in advocating for the rights of migrants and refugees #MyMissionaryLife pic.twitter.com/gNNW80Z890
— Franciscans Int'l (@FranciscansIntl) February 14, 2018
Ajok Prossy aged 4 years is helped during physio by Sr Mary Costello at the rehabilitation unit for children with disabilities in Pabbo, Uganda. The project is run by the Women and Children First Organisation (WACFO) supported by MC member @sacredheartsjm. #MyMissionaryLife pic.twitter.com/Ka3EBVN083
— Misean Cara (@miseancara) February 14, 2018
Removing barriers to education(distance and hygiene ): Presentation Brothers have given girls opportunity to go to school in rural Ghana through bicycle scheme and distribution of sanitary pads with the support of @miseancara @HeydiFoster #MyMissionaryLife #IrishAidWorks pic.twitter.com/O3p40RcwD3
— Michael Osei Nkrumah (@Michael851112) February 14, 2018
Sr Perpetua Gomba, Project Director, Tongogara Vocational Training Centre, Zimbabwe with members trained by JRS in vocational skills & business management. The group run their own business & supply shoes to the refugee school in Tongogara camp. #MyMissionaryLife @IrishJMissions pic.twitter.com/KvhqDJbZ0m
— Misean Cara (@miseancara) February 16, 2018
Sr Patricia Speight & staff from the Love and Hope Centre in Nakuru, Kenya make home visits 3 times a week to a patient who is bed bound following a lorry accident. The Centre opened in 1998 & is run by FMSA, their motto is 'Love is the way to Hope' #MyMissionaryLife @IrlEmbKenya pic.twitter.com/lrEH4RiGoV
— Misean Cara (@miseancara) February 24, 2018
Holistic education at the core of the Servants of the Holy Spirit’s nurturing preschool and welfare programme for needy children from different tribes in the volatile border town of Kazungula, Zambia with support from @MiseanCara #MyMissionaryLife #IrishAidWorks @HeydiFoster pic.twitter.com/0SfHWnx4n1
— Andrea Cortemiglia (@acortemiglia) February 24, 2018
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