Why 'Education for Life' is importantMarch 17, 2021
Education is one of the best investments a country can make to alleviate poverty. Through her time working with communities around the world, Mary MacKillop Today’s CEO, Jane Woolford, has come to deeply appreciate the relationship between education and poverty. Jane shares why she believes ‘Education for Life’ is important.
- March 17, 2021
Our Community Grants program has invested grants in over 600 life-changing projects across the country since 1995. We partner with organisations who empower Australia’s most marginalised people to improve their lives through education.
Meet Christine, one of our valued supportersMarch 17, 2021
It is only through the generosity of our wonderful supporters that we can reach people in need, here in Australia and overseas. We are so thankful for the kind support to help us follow in the footsteps of Saint Mary MacKillop and break down cycles of disadvantage.
Dear friends and supporters of Mary MacKillop TodayMarch 17, 2021
During her most difficult trials, Mary persevered to provide practical support for children and families, regardless of their background.
Providing inclusive education in remote areas - Papua New GuineaMarch 17, 2021
As part of our mission to provide Education for Life, we are doing everything we can to make sure no one is left behind.
Training Teachers with skills for lifelong learning in Timor LesteMarch 17, 2021
Timor Leste will celebrate 18 years of independence this May. We remember the humble beginnings of the work of the Sisters of St Joseph who walked alongside the Timorese throughout the years of the Indonesian occupation and after the 1999 post-referendum violence.
Helping parents get involved in education in PeruMarch 17, 2021
At Mary MacKillop Today, we believe education doesn’t just happen within the classroom, but also in the home and within the community.
Supporting Women's Leadership in FijiMarch 17, 2021
Women in participating communities are invited to join a series of training workshops delivered in partnership with local government and non-government organisations.
Thank you for supporting First Nations ScholarshipsJanuary 15, 2021
Happy New Year from all of us here at Mary MacKillop Today! We hope you enjoyed a peaceful Christmas despite the many ways COVID-19 continues to turn our lives upside down. After a uniquely challenging 2020, may this year be filled with new hope and renewal.