International Development

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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Celebrating significant victories for people and planet at the UN

This is a guest blog from Cédric Chatelanat, Institutional Development Manager with Franciscans International, a human rights project partner of Misean Cara’s through the Franciscan Missionary Union.  “The recognition of a right that can be a game changer for environmental protection and ‘care for our common home’ plus a dedicated UN expert that can finally …

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The Godsong: Finding Hope in the Aftermath of Haiti’s Earthquake

The Godsong: Finding Hope in the Aftermath of Haiti’s Earthquake. A reflection by Fr. Rick Frechette, two weeks after the devastating earthquake in Haiti on 14 August 2021.Port au Prince, HaitiAugust 28, 2021 Dear Friends 1 God is our refuge and strength,an ever-present help in trouble.2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give …

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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 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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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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