Posts Tagged ‘poverty’

11, Oct

Catherine Mur, pbvm of the Presentation Sisters in Papua New Guinea shares the success of the ‘women in business’ program which is working with more than 500 village women in some of the poorest and remote communities of the central highlands region. Low interest loans have been provided to over half of the women and living standards […]

27, Jul

Presentation Sisters in Australia, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand are promoting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in the Oceania region. We need everyone to know about the SDGs and that the 193 countries of the UN General Assembly, including our own, have adopted 169 targets for transforming our world over the next 15 years. […]

15, Sep

The United Nations Sustainable Development Summit will be held in New York from 25 to 27 September. This high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly is a historic opportunity to bring the countries and citizens of the world to decide on new ways to improve the lives of people everywhere. This year Pope Francis will […]

11, Oct

Blessings, Since 1993, the United Nations has observed the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty  when the General Assembly designated this day to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries, particularly in developing countries – a need that has become a development priority. The theme for 2013 is theme […]