Feb 25, 2013
When women in rural Nigeria apply for small business loans from the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, they find that the seed money for their home-grown sewing or crafts business comes with strings attached.
Feb 06, 2013
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur promote collaborative connections through the Congregation's extensive school network. During Lent 2013, the Sisters are highlighting the world's water crisis in classrooms across the globe.
Nov 27, 2012
Primarily educators, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have expanded into any number of professions. Why? To work more effectively with impoverished people across the globe. The emphasis is always on empowering others and eliminating poverty.
Oct 23, 2012
The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur operate an education center in the midst of the largest slum in the southern Haitian city of Les Cayes. Hundreds of women and children receive a rudimentary education and food supplies along with other services.
Oct 16, 2012
The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur recently received a five-year State-sponsored grant to continue educating adults in South Boston neighborhood.
Oct 03, 2012
Alliance for Global Good recently recognized the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur for their vision, innovation and enterprising efforts to lift Congolese communities from devastating poverty.
Sep 10, 2012
Lack of infrastructure in a remote region of Peru has major implications for the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Trying to reach and educate children on the remote side of a river proves challenging.
Aug 02, 2012
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur teach persistently hungry and malnourished children. A plan is underway to increase food production in the region in order to improve the diet and health of their students.
Jul 09, 2012
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur will be distributing Procter & Gamble's water purification packets (formerly known as PUR) in Nigeria and Democratic Republic of Congo. The Sisters pursue every effort to minimize the debilitating effects of poverty.
Jun 04, 2012
With limited resources for their own upkeep, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur across the globe feed, clothe, protect and educate destitute children. Encouraging these children to embrace and celebrate their lives is integral to the Sisters' mission.