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MissionAid – February 2016

Excerpt: “This month we have been hard at work finalising the arrangements for the first Members’ Meeting of 2016! Taking place on Thursday 3 March 2016 in the Marino Conference Centre, Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9, the meeting promises to be a great day.”

MissionAid – January 2016

Excerpt: “A very big welcome back to you all after the festive season and a Happy New Year! This year offers us a chance to further the work we started last year with renewed vigour. It’s a pleasure to work with you all as we start this year’s journey.”

MissionAid – December 2015

Excerpt: “Fr. Richard O’Dwyer, a Jesuit missionary from Ireland, talks with women at the Multi-Agricultural Jesuit Institute of Sudan (MAJIS), an agricultural school located outside Rumbek, South Sudan. O’Dwyer is the school’s director.”

MissionAid – November 2015

Excerpt: “Students line up for morning assembly at the John Paul II School in Wau, South Sudan. The school is managed by the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa. South Sudan has proportionately fewer girls going to school than any other country in the world.”

MissionAid – October 2015

Excerpt: “Children from the Kindergarten class in Saint Gerard’s School in Port-au-Prince in Haiti line up for role call. The school is managed by the Redemptorists. The school is a post-earthquake educational facility that promotes a model that combines teaching and learning with the delivery of social, health, child and youth development services.”

MissionAid – September 2015

Excerpt: “Comboni Sr. Maria Martinelli, is an Italian physician, and she talks with a patient in the St. Daniel Comboni Catholic Hospital in Wau, South Sudan. Sr. Maria is the hospital’s medical director. Support from Misean Cara has funded community mobilisation through digital radio, developed the capacity of medical staff, etc.”

MissionAid – August 2015

Excerpt: “ Viatores Christi Volunteer Aisling Foley has worked as Project Manager at Amathemba (Home of Hope) for more than four years. Home of Hope (HOH) is based in the Western Cape of South Africa.”

MissionAid – July 2015

Excerpt: “Students gather at St Joseph’s School run by Edmund Rice Development in Blama, Sierra Leone. Support from Misean Cara has improved library facilities with the introduction of internet access.”

MissionAid – June 2015

Excerpt: “This month, we re-cap on the recent Health/WASH and Education Sector Interest Group meetings, Development Mentor Michael Osei Nkrumah provides a special report on two events in West Africa, a Sustainable Agriculture Pilot Programme is launched in Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan, news about upcoming events and lots more!”

MissionAid – May 2015

Excerpt: “This month, we look back on all the excitement from this year’s AGM where we were joined by President Michael D. Higgins, we unveil our 2014 Annual Report, we hear from the Missionary Sisters of the Holy Rosary about their response to Ebola in Liberia, and news about upcoming events and lots more!”