On Friday June 21st, over 5,000 people gathered to celebrate the first anniversary of the Ruben Centre Birthing Unit. The unit began operating on May 21, 2018 and since then has welcomed 779 healthy babies.
Martin Silutongwe shares his experience working as Project Manager of the Journeying Together programme in the Western Cluster of Zambia and what motivates him to continue working for Edmund Rice Mission.
Our Programme Office Naidi McDonnell visited India in April for a monitoring visit to Pratyek, a project visit to the Journeying Together India cluster and to represent ERD at the Mission Capacity Support Team Workshop.
2019 is off to a great start for the Edmund Rice Advocacy Network (ERAN) in East Africa with the training of volunteers and staff on child protection and safeguarding, and the training of teachers on Human Rights for Schools.
On January 23rd, the UN Human Rights Council reviewed Uruguay in the Universal Periodic Review. Defensoría Edmundo Rice presented a report for the Universal Periodic Review that addressed the problems related to the Human Rights of youth in Uruguay.
Today is International Women's Day, the annual global day to celebrate women and those working to promote equal rights. Edmund Rice Mission has been empowering women in projects around the world, including in the Education for Life programme in Eldoret, Kenya.
The Mary Rice Centre transforms the lives of many young people with physical and intellectual disabilities and their families living in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya.
The Mary Rice Centre provides education in basic learning skills, training in prevocational and vocational skills, therapy services and an outreach programme.
PRATYeK was started in 2013 to promote child-led advocacy all throughout India. PRATYeK in Hindi means ‘everyone’ and it captures the essence of protecting and promoting all rights and opportunities to every child in India by creating a vibrant network of Inclusive Children’s Parliaments across every state of the country.
Edmund Rice Mission developed a programme in the Fe y Alegría School to provide support and quality education to the students and families. The programme offers, psychological support, a nutrition programme, environmental and gardening lessons, and workshops for parents and teachers.