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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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Walking with Timor-Leste on the road to prosperity

By Elouise Hahn | Date 14.11.2016

Responding to a request by the Bishop and the local people of Gari-uai, a small, remote village located approximately 150 kilometres from the capital Dili, the Loreto Sisters began a project to educate children and provide a place for the community to learn new skills and receive support…

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