Archive: 2016

International Day of the Girl Child, October 11

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Shanize Njeri Wanjiku is 10-years-old and lives in the sprawling urban informal settlement of half a million people, known as Mathare, on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya. A few weeks ago Shanize was the feature of a story on ABC’s 7.30; the story focused on the gigantic heart of this little girl and her gift for poetry…

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Timor-Leste: Enriched through the Gift of Giving

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MWIA volunteer Katrina Slingo has recently returned from Timor-Leste where she spent one month volunteering with the Loreto Sisters who are building the first Loreto Pre-Primary school in the remote area of Gari-uai…

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Supporting women to achieve their potential

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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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