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Girls from Zona 13 wearing bunny ears and holding carrots celebrate Easter 2021
13 Apr 2022

Easter 2022

Support the health and care for our children this Easter

female students in masks scoop water from new water well in Guatemala
22 Mar 2022

World Water Day 2022

Today we celebrate World Water Day 2022 and join with organizations globally to highlight the vital need to conserve and protect the earth’s groundwater.

Student completing mathematical equations on a chalkboard
08 Mar 2022

International Women’s Day 2022

Celebrating the positive impact of education in the lives of girls

Families queuing for place at school
04 Feb 2022

Equal access to Education

Access to education for the poorest children has never been harder. The Covid 19 pandemic has deprived the poorest children of the vital intervention that schooling provides.

Group shot of the students in Tanzania with Nicola Lawson and Clare Bamberger
02 Nov 2021

Trustee’s week

This trustee’s week, we hear from one of our volunteer board members, Clare Bamberger, who shares her experiences.

Two children posing for the camera
15 Oct 2021

International day for the eradication of poverty

Poverty was declining prior to 2020, across the world new data shows that we are further from eradicating poverty than we have ever been.

Girls in a science lesson
05 Oct 2021

World teachers day

On World Teachers Day we take the opportunity to celebrate the work and dedication of all the teachers at the Sisters of Mary schools.

A corrugated iron shack
30 Sep 2021

Climate crisis

Children are deeply affected by the consequences of climate change. They are malnourished and desperate.

Girls walking to class in uniform with masks on
23 Sep 2021

Education interrupted

Most of the regions where we work have been badly impacted by the disruption to education during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Girls in the New electronics workshop
09 Sep 2021

Big Give 2020 – Guatemala

Big Give 2020 – New Electronics Workshop for Guatemala Girlstown

Child standing in the street of a slum with an open sewer behind
20 Jul 2021

Inequalities deepening on every level

The Sisters tell us the harrowing stories shared by the younger children who have joined our schools in the past twelve months.

Young girl in pink looking at the camera leaning against a shack
19 May 2021

Child marriage could surge due to Covid-19

The rise in poverty due to Covid-19 may also increase the risks of child marriage.