• Keeping Mary MacKillop's spirit alive

    May 27, 2020

    I have recently been appointed as the Chairperson of Mary MacKillop today and am keen to try and emulate the remarkable work undertaken by our former Chair…

  • Be the Change!

    January 28, 2020

    Mary MacKillop Today supports rural artisans in Peru through our Fair Trade social enterprise; ethica and our livelihoods program.

  • Dear Friends and Supporters

    September 3, 2019

    Dear Friends and Supporter,

    Firstly, thank you for your kindness and support throughout what was an exciting first financial year as Mary MacKillop Today!  You make it possible to lift vulnerable communities out of poverty through empowering opportunities – and I am so grateful for that.

  • A fair income for single teen mums

    September 3, 2019

    Recently ethica ran a crowdfunding campaign seeking funding to produce a new range of gorgeous fair trade bags and accessories to help single teen mums in Peru earn a fair income. ethica is our  social enterprise that believes with all our heart in helping women and mothers to become strong women. Teen pregnancy is closely […]

  • Your future leaders in action!

    February 5, 2019

    On December 8th, Mount Saint Joseph High School Milperra, celebrated their annual Peru Day. On this day the Year 10 school students raise money for Mary MacKillop Today through all sorts of stalls.

  • Thank you for providing livelihoods!

    September 25, 2018

    Mary MacKillop Today’s partner in Peru, Solidaridad para el Desarrollo, has just completed training 40 women in Puka Phallcha and Kailla Kipu communities to knit beautiful garments and work together to manage their small businesses!

  • Livelihoods ... creating new futures

    February 5, 2018

    In Peru, less than 60% of women are active in the workforce, with those in remote and rural communities further disadvantaged by a lack of education and limited opportunities to earn a living

  • Livelihoods... a dignified life for all

    February 8, 2017

    There are many barriers which prevent individuals from accessing safe and fair livelihoods. Research has shown that sustainable, fair and meaningful livelihoods for women…