Category: MMI Archive
Dear friends and supporters of MMISeptember 20, 2017
Welcome to the September 2017 edition of Mary’s World. In a world fraught with violence, oppression and suffering it can often be hard to find hope. Thanks to your support we can continue the legacy of Mary MacKillop and that brings great hope.
Education... empowering future leadersSeptember 20, 2017
In Peru, MMI, in partnership with the Centro de Educacion, Organizacion y Promocion del Desarrollo, trains teachers and involves students in an effort to promote safe environments for children, both in their schools and in their homes.
Health... creating brighter possibilitiesSeptember 20, 2017
In Papua New Guinea nearly one million children and adults with disabiliy lack access to proper support services. One of MMI’s on the ground partnerships is with Callan Vanimo Special Resource Centre (Callan Services) that seeks to address this imbalance.
Livelihoods... a fair go for allSeptember 20, 2017
Sustainable, meaningful and fair livelihoods benefit whole communities, decreasing poverty that helps families to lead meaningful lives, open to all possibilities.
- September 20, 2017
In Sydney, on Friday 19 May 2017, MMI officially launched our programs in Papua New Guinea, celebrating the history and ongoing legacy of the Federation Josephites in PNG. We introduced our supporters to our partnership programs that focus on inclusive communities for those with disabilities and early childhood learning.
- September 5, 2017
Here at MMI we are very excited about our planned merger with the Josephite Foundation and the Mary MacKillop Foundation in July next year.
An Outstanding debt... by Mary HaireAugust 16, 2017
75 years ago my father Jerry Haire was fighting for his life on Timor Leste. Outnumbered by the Japanese, he and around 300 commandos of the 2/2 Australian Independent Company had refused to surrender.
FUNdraising Trivia Night - 28 June 2017June 1, 2017
It’s all about the fun! This general knowledge trivia night by Ethica is designed to amuse and entertain while supporting our livelihood projects in Peru!
Read Valentine's letter from PNG!May 9, 2017
Valentine Masa works in the remote township of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea. This is a community where many Sisters of St Joseph served
Meet Willie, an inspirational volunteer!May 9, 2017
As a person with a hearing impairment, Willie knows well the challenges the children in Papua New Guinea face each day.