Tag: Poverty

Anti-Poverty Week 11-17 October 2015

  17th October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty This day has been observed every year since 1993. The UN designated this day to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries, particularly in developing countries – a need that has become a developmental priority.   Pope Francis (Evangelii… Continue Reading Anti-Poverty Week 11-17 October 2015

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

Fair Trade Fortnight 2015: Consider the 10 Principles of Fair Trade

During Fair Trade Fortnight 2015, (beginning Saturday 9th of May) let us consider (See-Judge-Act) the following principles and take action accordingly.   The World Fair Trade Organisation Prescribes 10 Principles:   Principle # 1: Creating opportunities for disadvantaged producers (economically marginalised) Poverty reduction through trade must form a key part of the organisation’s aims. The… Continue Reading Fair Trade Fortnight 2015: Consider the 10 Principles of Fair Trade

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