Tag: MWIA

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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WATCH: Tackling poverty by changing attitudes, systems & lives

By Anna Turkington | 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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International Day of the Girl Child: The Power of the Adolescent Girl

By Anna Turkington | Date 09.10.2015

Whatever you have been doing for the last 10 minutes, take a moment to comprehend the horrific reality – somewhere…

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