Apr 30, 2012
Thirty-three impoverished families in the tiny coastal settlement of Maceió, Brazil, rely on algae harvesting, fishing and lace making for financial sustenance. For the past 50 years, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have empowered the community.
Mar 26, 2012
The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur live and work in impoverished communities that have limited access to potable water. A large part of the Sisters' mission is to improve the health and welfare of those they serve.
Feb 15, 2012
The Sisters' African Photovoltaic Project is transforming primitive, impoverished villages into thriving communities. As these efforts support U.N. Millennium Development Goals to eradicate poverty by 2015, the Sisters were asked to speak at U.N.
Nov 21, 2011
In its continuing efforts to combat systemic poverty, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur recently joined forces with an international nonprofit and Fortune 500 company. This collaboration resulted in sending farming implements to Peru.