Tag: Loreto Toorak

113 years of connection

By Anna Turkington | Date 04.11.2020

In a year of isolation, it is important to reflect on the bonds between the MWIA community and the Loreto Sisters.   Whilst…

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Education for Change

By Anna Turkington | Date 16.06.2020

On the door of a classroom at the Can Thanh Special School in the mangrove rich Cần Giờ district of Southern Vietnam, there is a poem. The poem is entitled titled Cô Giáo -Beloved Teacher…

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Partnering Girls with Access to Education

By Anna Turkington | 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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