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Supporting women to achieve their potential

By Karen Fogarty | Date 05.07.2016

With the support of generous donors the Loreto Sisters in Vietnam have successfully established two hostels in Ho Chi Minh City, providing safety and support to assist poor students from rural areas finish their tertiary education.

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“We are the light that will shine across Kenya, we will not undergo female genital mutilation”

By Karen Fogarty | Date 05.07.2016

These words were proudly echoed by 80 girls to their families, church members and the world, at a local parish in Nairobi, Kenya. The girls were taking part in the Rite of Passage program which has proven to be a successful alternative to undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM).

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Journey through India

By Karen Fogarty | Date 04.07.2016

MWIA Executive Officer Kim Nass, reflects on her time spent at the MWIA projects in Kolkata and Darjeeling. Nothing prepared me for my arrival in Kolkata – a city filled with energy, clutter, noise and chaos. Even before I landed I was made aware of the warmth and friendliness of the people.

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