Other recent blog entries
1 Oct 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development
Meet Maria Lilian. President of the recycling cooperative RECIFLAVELA, which is supported by the Movement for the Defence of Favela Residents (MDF) and Caritas Australia, Maria is going from strength to strength.
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1 Oct 2015 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Bal Bahadur Budhathoki is 96 years old and has experienced two of the biggest earthquakes in the history of Nepal. Caritas Nepal staff met him during a visit to Thokarpa, where he animatedly shared his memories of the 1934 earthquake with us.
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25 Sep 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development
Meet Saunoa Tuipe’a. A member of a Caritas Samoa Women’s Group, Saunoa has learnt new income generating skills and says the program was a Godsend.
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24 Sep 2015 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Sandra Awad, Director of Communications at Caritas Syria shares the stories of people she has met who have decided to leave Syria, and those who have decided to stay.
Tags: conflict, middle east, Refugees | No comments
21 Sep 2015 | Blog | Supporter action | Upper Primary | Secondary | Parish | No advocacy action
Caritas Australia's fantastic supporters have been running across the country to raise awareness and funds for Caritas' work.
Tags: fundraising, fun run, running, Caritas kilometres | No comments
17 Sep 2015 | Blog | Supporter action
James May is an eight year old boy from Emmaus School, Adelaide who is raising money for orphaned and poor children living in countries such as Uganda and Cambodia.
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14 Sep 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development
Dallas Symthe is part of Tjanpi Desert Weavers, a project which Caritas Australia has supported since 2005. This year Dallas won a $30,000 prize for Most Outstanding Work in the Hedland Art Award.
Tags: NPY Women's Council, Tjanpi Desert Weavers, Aboriginal art, Indigenous Australia | No comments
13 Sep 2015 | Blog | Supporter action
Participants in Holy Rosary Kensington (Melbourne) Primary School’s Walkathon walked an astounding 895.25km this year.
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11 Sep 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development
Rusi is from the Nukui community in Fiji. Over the last 30 years, he has seen the ocean creep closer to his community, with homes and gardens closest to the ocean being flooded. Together with the People's Community Network, we are working to help the community reduce the impact of an uncertain future.
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21 Aug 2015 | Blog | Supporter action
Bricks, bunting, prayers and messages – all in the name of solidarity and support for the people of Nepal.
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I think we were blessed to be part of the program in Tutu. Tutu opened a new door for us. Without Tutu we wouldn’t be where we are now... The only thing we can say from our hearts is, thank you, thank you and thank you.
- Eric & Ma, Fiji