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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.

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.

Students wearing masks at their desks in class reading
15 Mar 2021

Programme Update March 2021

An update from the programmes under Covid-19 restrictions.

Teacher in front of a chalboard and students in a classroom
22 Jan 2021

International Education Day 2021

Marking International Education day 2021

A basic hut with a family sitting outside
15 Oct 2020

Long Bus rides, Flying snakes and other obstacles to education in Tanzania

The Sisters community work in Tanzania

Group of boys in blue sports kit sitting on bench waving
27 Jan 2020

Trustee visit to the schools in Honduras

UK Trustee & Treasurer, John Graham, visited the inauguration of a new building in Honduras