Tag: Education

International Day of Families and National Families Week, 15 – 21 May 2017

  The 15th May 2017 marks the United Nations’ International Day of Families, observed every year to draw attention to issues that specifically affect families, which the UN recognise as the basic units of society. This year, the theme is “Families, education and well-being,” focusing on the role of families and family-oriented policies in promoting education… Continue Reading International Day of Families and National Families Week, 15 – 21 May 2017

Catholic Mission | The Walker Trio concert in support of children’s education in Cambodia | Friday 7 November

Catholic Mission invites you to join them and The Walker Trio for a night of music under the stars, at Romancing the Stone Gardens in Maida Vale on Friday 7th November.   Please see the flyer below for all event details. Proceeds from the ticket sales will go towards supporting children’s education in north-west Cambodia.  … Continue Reading Catholic Mission | The Walker Trio concert in support of children’s education in Cambodia | Friday 7 November

United Nations | International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples | 9 August 2016

  Tuesday 9th August is the International Day of Indigenous People, and this year the theme is “Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Education.”   From the United Nations’ website: This year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is devoted to the right to education.   The right of indigenous peoples to education is protected by… Continue Reading United Nations | International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples | 9 August 2016

International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda

April 7th is the United Nations’ International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda, which marks the start date of the Rwandan genocide in 1994. Every year around that date the United Nations holds commemorative events at United Nations offices around the world.   For information on this year’s events: click here Background information on… Continue Reading International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda

The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: Sreymom’s story – learning more, helping many

http://youtu.be/TtDx5Zawhqg Education and training have helped Sreymom transform from an inexperienced young midwife into a confident healthcare worker. Now she has the skills to provide vital healthcare, support and information to indigenous mothers and children in remote Northeast Cambodia. In the beautiful, remote Mondulkiri province of Northeast Cambodia the majority of the population is made… Continue Reading The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: Sreymom’s story – learning more, helping many

The Record » Project Compassion 2016: Learning more, creating change – Doney’s Story (Malawi)

http://youtu.be/WY0BXJrQUgI Doney (pronounced door-nee) is a quiet and humble woman but, thanks to an innovative program supported by Caritas Australia, she’s creating big changes in her life – and in her village. Doney beams when she talks about how much her life has changed in the last five years. “My life has been transformed,” she… Continue Reading The Record » Project Compassion 2016: Learning more, creating change – Doney’s Story (Malawi)

The Malala Fund: #NotLost – Educating Syria’s Children

Syrian children have lost so much over the last five years – family, friends, homes, security and everyday routines so easily taken for granted before the conflict began. Many have also lost their schools. Despite this, Syrian children have #notlost hope.   They refuse to be a generation lost, forgotten or feared. Five years into… Continue Reading The Malala Fund: #NotLost – Educating Syria’s Children

Fundraising concert this Sunday, 18th October, to support girls’ education in Bangladore

Last Sunday, 11th October, was International Day of the Girl Child, a recognition of girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.   This coming Sunday, 18 October, you can help Catholic Mission in supporting girls’ education in Bangladore at a special concert by the Walker Trio at Infant Jesus Church in Morley. Tickets are… Continue Reading Fundraising concert this Sunday, 18th October, to support girls’ education in Bangladore

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