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Misean Cara welcomes focus on educational inclusion in Global Education Monitoring Report 2020

The report notes challenges around varying understandings of inclusion, difficulties with teacher training and support, inappropriate infrastructure and the persistence of parallel systems and special schools. Every year the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report assesses progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 on inclusive and equitable quality education and this year it is drawing special attention to challenges …

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Franciscans defend migrants’ rights at Human Rights Council

In Central America, migrants and their defenders – those who provide food, shelter, medical or legal services – are facing an increasingly hostile environment. This was the message from Misean Cara’s project partner Franciscans International who addressed the Human Rights Council in Geneva this week. Br Fray Armando González OFM from the Franciscans’ Justice and …

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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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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 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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15 Years : 15 Stories ‘Transforming Livelihoods in Uganda’

As part of Misean Cara’s ’15 Years : 15 Stories’ media project, this photo essay showcases the transformative power of Livelihoods in Uganda. Adraa Agriculture College (AAC) was founded in 2012. The purpose of the college is to educate and train people in sustainable agricultural techniques from rural communities in Uganda, South Sudan and the …

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15 Years : 15 Stories ‘Transforming Human Rights in Kenya’

As part of Misean Cara’s ’15 Years : 15 Stories’ media project, this photo essay showcases the transformative power of Human Rights in Kenya. As part of Misean Cara’s ’15 Years : 15 Stories’ media project, this photo essay showcases the transformative power of Human Rights in Kenya. The Spiritans’ project in Wenje Parish along …

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