Tag: education

Celebrating our students across the world

By Elouise Hahn | Date 04.08.2017

As Aussie kids prepare to break up for school holidays we take a look at some of the different classrooms around the world, supported by MWIA, thanks to our generous donors.

Education is the gift allowing people to flourish and make a difference in the world. It is vital to the success of moving children and communities out of poverty. Sadly, more than one hundred million children around the world do not have the opportunity to attend school.

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Partnering Girls with Access to Education

By Elouise Hahn | Date 31.07.2017

We turn left in our taxi, away from the noisy, organised chaos of the main road. Along with our vehicle, motorbikes with entire families on the back squeak down the narrow street, brushing past school kids making their way home weighed down with backpacks. We pull up outside a tall gate, open just far enough for us to see a familiar smiling face; it is Loreto Sister Hoa, ‘House Mother’ and host for our visit.

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Projects of change: Responding to community needs

By Elouise Hahn | Date 31.07.2017

For many years now, I have been passionate about finding ways to support people living in poverty in their efforts to improve their lives. So imagine my delight when an opportunity arose last December to visit three Loreto women, in a remote corner of Zambia, who are focussed on precisely the same goal.

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