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Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Press releases

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Oct 02, 2014
For the next six years these Sisters will encourage, animate and foster the mission of the entire Congregation “to stand with people made poor in a world marked by increasing divisions and inequalities." --17th General Chapter

Dec 09, 2013
The Scottish West Highlands are a magnet for impoverished families from across the globe. Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur work at schools and centers to help children and teens overcome adversity and integrate them into a multicultural world.

Oct 22, 2013
In Zimbabwe, as in other impoverished nations, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur use every available resource to reach across cultural divides. Educating children – girls and boys – is the number one priority for the international Congregation.

Sep 30, 2013
Julia is not the only disabled student educated by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. She is, however, the only disabled student to graduate from the Sisters’ recently created St. Peter Claver High School in Kroonstad, South Africa.

Aug 20, 2013
Devoted to liberating those in poverty, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have long embraced the arts as tools for healing. Nowhere is this more needed than in the impoverished regions of Brazil, where centuries of oppression have isolated generations.

Aug 07, 2013
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have always cared for orphans. By installing electricity, water filtration systems and medical equipment in the Congo, Sisters hope to improve communal health, keep families intact and reduce the number of orphans.

Jul 01, 2013
Children who rely on school breakfasts and lunches are especially vulnerable during summer months. Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have provided food and fun -- along with newly imagined futures -- to these children for decades.

Jun 26, 2013
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur are expanding photovoltaic sites in Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Due to the Sisters’ innovative approach, villagers are gaining increased access to electricity, clean water and medical care.

Apr 24, 2013
Children raised in generational poverty must dig themselves out of a hole just to get to the playing field. Read how one Sister of Notre Dame de Namur helps impoverished women overcome the legacy of parents and grandparents.

Mar 27, 2013
An accredited NGO at the United Nations, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur took an active role in championing the rights of women and girls across the globe during the recent U.N. Commission on the Status of Women.

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