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Mission Aid – May 2020

In Peru, there are approximately over 70,000 people living with HIV. While only 85% of pregnant women living with HIV were accessing treatment or prophylaxis to prevent transmission of HIV to their children. Since 2010, new HIV infections have increased by 24% and AIDS-related deaths have increased by 14%. In Peru, there is a significant […]

Mission Aid – October 2019

In 2018, a total of almost €3.9 million was allocated to 76 education projects implemented by 38 members in 29 countries, with a target population of over 77,500. Article 26 of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights asserts the right to education for all. A child’s right to education is further endorsed in the […]

Mission Aid – June 2019

Since its foundation in 2004 as the Irish Missionary Resource Service, Misean Cara has supported the work of its members in 94 countries around the world. From Albania to Zimbabwe, in different locations, using different languages, working with different cultures, thousands of life-changing projects have been implemented with one common thread: one of Misean Cara’s […]

Mission Aid – April 2019

“Health for All” – the core objective of the Alma Ata Declaration on Primary Healthcare which marked its 40th anniversary in 2018, arose as a significant turning point of the twentieth century in the area of public health as this declaration identified primary healthcare as the key to attaining the goal of health for all.

Mission Aid December 2018

Five years ago the Ebola epidemic wreaked havoc in the country of Sierra Leone. During the epidemic the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny and the Missionary Sisters of the Holy Rosary risked their lives by going where no other aid workers would – into the places where the disease was rampant.

MissionAid – September 2018

Excerpt: “Read about an education project for migrants in Thailand which helps to tackle high rates of child labour, and a clinic in Kenya that uses rainwater harvesting and solar panels to stay open during episodes of drought and power outages.”

MissionAid – February 2018

Excerpt: “We have updates on Misean Cara and articles about our members’ projects; from tackling gender-based violence in Peru, to a human rights project in Nigeria advocating to reform the judicial system. Also read about the Loreto Girls’ School in South Sudan which is celebrating their 10 year anniversary.”

MissionAid – April, May, June, July 2017

Excerpt: “We have articles from our very own Project Officer Don Lucey when he represented Misean Cara at a EU-Africa Forum in Tunisia, highlights from our AGM and our Strategy launch, an update from our members in Kenya from a Peace Building & Democracy Planning workshop.”

MissionAid – February, March 2017

Excerpt: “We have articles from our very own Learning & Development Officer Harry Shier when he represented Misean Cara at a UNICEF conference in New York, Grace, a survivor of child marriage, shares her story, there is good news for the community of El Mozote in El Salvador as they journey for justice.”

MissionAid – January 2017

Excerpt: “We have a video message from CEO Heydi Foster, a special report from MSHR Sr. Bridget Lacey on life after Ebola in Liberia, news about the Jesuit child safeguarding campaign in Kenya, an update on the 250 Rag Pickers in India who received identity cards to access key health and education services.”