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Partnership for Change

By Rebecca Kriletic | Date 13.04.2017

Founder of the Loreto Sisters, Mary Ward, was a visionary woman born in England over 400 years ago. She believed that girls should be educated and women empowered. In an era when education was unavailable to girls, Mary Ward offered young women an opportunity to open their minds – encouraging them to seek truth and do justice.

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Creating brighter futures in South Sudan

By Rebecca Kriletic | Date 25.11.2016

Loreto Rumbek is making a huge impact with the quality of education it delivers despite the internal fighting which continues five years after independence brought an end to 20 years of civil war with the north. Loreto Rumbeck has two schools: a day primary school for 542 boys and girls…

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For I was hungry and you fed me

By Rebecca Kriletic | Date 25.11.2016

Baby boy Sikota and his twin sister Ngene lost their mother at just three months of age. They are now being raised, with their five siblings, by their father who is a subsistence farmer living on less than AUD$2 per day. Loreto Sister Patricia Hanvey, who has worked in Lukulu for over 11 years, visited their village recently…

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