Over the past year, the Ruben Centre in Nairobi, Kenya has adapted and facilitated several interventions to mitigate the spread of COVID in their community and to promote accurate information on the pandemic.
The Congregation Leadership Team of the Christian Brothers (CLT) and the Board of Directors of Edmund Rice Development (ERD) made a joint decision to transfer the governance of the Capacity Development Project to ERD as of January 1, 2021.
We have had a number of exciting changes to the ERD Board and Staff over the last year.
Edmund Rice Ministries Foundation, Philippines Inc. has started a new project in Cebu City, Philippines. The focal communities face persistent inequality in accessing health, education and livelihoods opportunities.
The Edmund Rice International (ERI) project based in both Geneva and New York is able to work in partnership with development projects throughout the world to feed into the UN mechanisms so that change can be driven at an international level.
The Mission Capacity Support Team (MCST) has produced its second newsletter to share news and updates about the Edmund Rice Mission Capacity Development Project.
ERD is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Br. Vincent Mallya in Kenya on November 21st. For many years, Br. Vincent served as Mission Coordinator for the East Africa District, providing invaluable support to development projects across the region. He was recently appointed to lead the Star Support project in South Sudan.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every corner of the globe. For Edmund Rice Mission, the projects have adjusted their activities to this new landscape while responding to the challenges facing their beneficiaries. Read how the Ruben Centre, the Edmund Rice Eldoret Empowerment Programme, The Justice Desk and the Western Cluster have adapted to COVID.
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