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23 May 2016 | Blog | Supporter action
Sometimes it’s easier to walk away from the harsh realities of poverty; it can seem too overwhelming and too far away. But Australian poverty ambassador Matt Napier is doing just the opposite. Matt will be putting his feet to the test and walking his way to a better world by walking across Africa.
Tags: sustainable development, Walk to a Better World, walk | No comments
13 Oct 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development | Asia | Environment Climate Justice DRR | Catholic Social Teaching
For Timor-Leste, like most developing countries, climate change means more than just higher ambient temperatures and more forceful weather events. It threatens the survival and quality of life of whole communities. An innovative environmental program is reducing the impact of climate change in Oecusse.
Tags: climate resilient, climate adaptation, DRR, sustainable development, stewa | No comments
17 Jul 2012 | Blog | Emergency Relief | Africa
Caritas and Oxfam have joined forces to argue for greater collaboration between aid and development agencies and a greater say for local communities in tackling the challenges of emergencies such as the food crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa.
Tags: sustainable development, food security, agriculture, drought, Sahel | No comments
8 Jul 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
One year ago, if you visited Juba, the capital of South Sudan, you would have to sleep in a tent or find lodgings with friends. You would also have little choice in what to eat. Just a year after the birth of this nation, things have changed, as Mary Wachira, Africa Programs Coordinator for Caritas Australia, reports.
Tags: anniversary, South Sudan, sustainable development | No comments
7 May 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
Madhu Tharu used to be a bonded labourer. With the help of a Caritas loan, she now runs a roadside snack shop and has hope for the future. By Laura Sheahen, Caritas Internationalis
Tags: Gender and development, sustainable development, Women and development | No comments
5 Jun 2011 | Blog | Emergency Relief
For the past week, Joanne Thomas, Caritas Australia's Program Coordinator for the Humanitarian Emergency Group, has been in Niger visiting some of the people and aid programs Caritas has been supporting through our Africa emergency appeal. Meeting with a diverse range of program participants and sharing personal stories of success, Jo has seen first-hand the positive changes being made in the world's poorest country. Here, she shares her latest photos and experiences from her field visits:
Tags: Niger, sustainable development, Aid relief, Caritas Australia, humanitaria | No comments
Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe