In October 2022, Abigail headed off to Latin America to visit the Fe y Alegría and Reaching New Horizons projects in Peru, the Centro Hermano Manolo project in Bolivia, and the Latin
America Mission Office.
In November 2022, Naidi travelled to Cebu City and Bato, Leyte to visit the projects of the Edmund Rice Ministries Foundation Philippines, which are supported by ERD.
The Edmund Rice Eldoret Empowerment project facilitated the ‘End Rape Culture’ campaign in July to advocate for change and to raise awareness on Sexual and Gender Based Violence.
Edmund Rice International (ERI) hosted a diverse group of members of the Edmund Rice network from across the world. Nine participants brought diverse perspectives to the training program held in Geneva from November 6th to the 21st.
'This was my first visit back to East Africa since before the pandemic and it was great to be back! The visit was planned in collaboration with Edmund Rice Foundation Australia so I was delighted to be joined by ERFA’s CEO Bren Arkinstall.'
The capacity development project picked up momentum in the second half of the year. This A...
'The reason I decided to travel to Perú and Bolivia during my summer vacation in Paraguay is quite simple: to encounter the real situation in the Edmund Rice Development Projects in Latin America.'
On September 8, the book launch of Beauty Through Broken Windows: Empowering Edmund Rice’s Vision Today took place at the Marino Institute of Education. The book features accounts from 18 people from a wide-range of backgrounds on how they experience Edmund Rice’s vision today.
After more than two years of virtual engagement, ERD staff were delighted to finally resume in-country visits to project sites. In August 2022, Programme Manager Naidi McDonnell and Capacity Development and Communications Manager Abigail Carney travelled to Zambia to visit projects and the Africa Province Mission Office.
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