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Pope Francis highlights solidarity with IDPs amid pandemic

“When we talk about migrants and displaced persons, all too often we stop at statistics,” said Pope Francis in his 2020 Message for World Refugee Day on 20 June, inviting all people of faith and goodwill to get to know migrants and refugees, as well as those who have been forced from their homes but …

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Launch of Misean Cara Annual Report 2019

Misean Cara’s Annual Report was presented to members at the AGM on 24th June, 2020. The Report provides an overview of how Misean Cara supported over 350 projects worth over €15.2 million last year. Misean Cara’s member organisations live and work with communities across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean, delivering …

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Ursuline Sisters leveraging the power of innovation in Nairobi, Kenya

What’s the best way to provide water and soap for hand-washing, while protecting users from transmission through contact with taps? This was a question that the Ursuline Congregation in Nairobi were tackling as COVID-19 precautions came in across Kenya. The Sisters had embarked on soap-making for distribution to those in need. But they wanted to …

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Mission COVID-19 – Misean Cara response to the pandemic

COVID-19 is truly a global pandemic; it’s unlikely that any community will escape its impact. But communities in the Global South will feel its brunt more severely – the lockdown is already causing hunger and hardship across Kenya, Nigeria and India. From Thailand to Columbia, Lesotho to Nepal, Misean Cara is supporting its members to respond …

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We Are Open During the Covid-19 Crisis

Misean Cara is open and continuing to operate throughout these uncertain times around Covid-19 [Coronavirus]. The Misean Cara team in Dublin will continue to be available to provide support and the usual services to our members and other stakeholders. Our mentors continue their great work across Africa and Latin America. We will be playing our …

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15 Years : 15 Stories ‘Transforming Lives. Sr. Louis-Marie’s Missionary Approach’

As part of Misean Cara’s ’15 Years : 15 Stories’ media project, this video showcases the transformative power of the Missionary Approach to Development and highlights one Irish missionary Sr. Louis-Marie O’Connor from the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny. Now in her 90s, Sr. Louis-Marie dedicated her life to the missions by working in …

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15 Years : 15 Stories ‘Transforming Education in South Sudan’

As part of Misean Cara’s ’15 Years : 15 Stories’ media project, this video showcases the transformative power of Education in South Sudan. Basamat Alnoor Jakolo Aldabi teaches school in the Kaya Refugee Camp in Maban County, South Sudan. Maban is one of the most marginalised and remote areas in South Sudan and home to …

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15 Years : 15 Stories ‘Transforming Health in Sierra Leone’

As part of Misean Cara’s ’15 Years : 15 Stories’ media project, this video showcases the transformative power of Health in Sierra Leone. Five years ago the Ebola epidemic wreaked havoc in the country of Sierra Leone. During the epidemic the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny risked their lives by going where no other …

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15 Years : 15 Stories ‘Transforming Livelihoods in Uganda’

As part of Misean Cara’s ’15 Years : 15 Stories’ media project, this video showcases the transformative power of Livelihoods in Uganda. The Children in Need (CHIN) project run by the Sisters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary helps to alleviate poverty by improving food and economic security through training in sustainable livelihoods. …

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15 Years : 15 Stories ‘Transforming Education in Thailand’

As part of Misean Cara’s ’15 Years : 15 Stories’ media project, this photo essay showcases the transformative power of Education in Thailand. The future is bright for graduates from the Myanmarese Migrant Secondary Education Programme, run in Ranong, Thailand by the Marist Fathers. There is a high incidence of child labour in the migrant …

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