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The Missionary Approach to Development: Ensuring Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education for the Most Marginalized.

Misean Cara is pleased to share the news of a recently published paper in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Sciences Proceedings of the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, an open access publisher based in Switzerland. The paper highlights the unique and effective approach used by missionaries to ensure that even the world’s most marginalised people have equal access …

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“We are with the people here”: Missionaries supporting beleaguered Ukrainians suffering from war’s toll

As the war in Ukraine rages on, so too does the humanitarian crisis it has caused, with the UN now reporting as many as 12 million people having fled their homes due to the conflict (including 6.5 million people thought to be displaced inside the war-torn Ukraine itself). On the ground from the first moments …

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Update on the humanitarian response of the Salvatorians in Ukraine and Poland

Misean Cara is pleased to provide a short update from the Salvatorian Fathers and Brothers in Ukraine and Poland about their continuing involvement in the humanitarian response in aid of refugees from Ukraine. The Salvatorians have been present in Ukraine since 2011, with a parish in Lviv and several other locations around the country. Since …

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“Today we have gathered to pray for all of you and for ‘Peace in the Whole World’ ”: A refugee prayer from Uganda to Ukraine.

The Palabek Refugee Settlement in Uganda is home to more than 50,000 refugees, the majority of whom have fled war and ongoing conflict in South Sudan, arriving at the camp after walking for days and sometimes weeks to reach safety at the Ugandan border. On Sunday, March 20th, the 76 members of the St. Kizito …

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Misean Cara welcomes Dr. Lance O’Brien to its Board of Directors

Misean Cara is pleased to welcome Dr. Lance O’Brien to its Board of Directors. Lance brings with him decades of experience in the areas of sustainable agricultural development in Ireland and across Africa, including over 40 years in Teagasc (The Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority), where he started his career managing the organisation’s Irish …

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What Do Missionaries Make of the Latest GEM Report on Non-State Actors in Education?

In a recent blog authored by Misean Cara Project Officer for Human Rights & Advocacy, Eamonn Casey, he looks into the reaction of missionaries to the latest UN Global Education Monitoring report, highlighting areas of agreement and concern alike on the role of faith-based actors in providing education around the world.

Missionaries on the ground in Ukraine: help for those fleeing and left behind by war

For centuries, missionaries working around the world have lived long-term amongst the communities and people they serve, staying to assist even during war, conflict and natural disasters. Now, with the current war and upheaval in Ukraine, Misean Cara members already working in Ukraine, Poland and bordering areas are on the ground assessing and responding to …

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MissionAid Newsletter December 2021

Read the latest project updates and news from Misean Cara in the latest issue of our MissionAid newsletter. MissionAid December 2021Over the course of 2021, and in the face of great challenges including the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, ever more virulent and extreme weather events, and violence and conflict in already fragile regions, our missionary members have continued …

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New Learning Brief: Women in PeaceBuilding

Each year, we produce a set of themed Learning Briefs that draw on internal and external evaluation and research work conducted over the past few years. Our Learning Briefs aim to distil key findings and points of learning that will be valuable to our members and those in the wider development sector. Our fourth Learning …

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World AIDS Day 2021

Bringing healthcare, dignity and empowerment to people living with HIV and AIDS (PLHIV) in Livingstone, Zambia The town of Livingstone in the Southern Province of Zambia has the highest rate of HIV and AIDS related diseases in the country. In 1993, the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa established St. Francis Community Integrated Care Programme in …

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