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Via Caritas Fall 2019 (Vol. 2)

Posted by CaritasForChildren on Nov 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Happy Autumn from CARITAS For Children!

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Topics: global relationships, Catholic Child Sponsorship, global outreach, Encounter

The Gomesi

Posted by CaritasForChildren on Aug 9, 2016 11:25:23 AM

Occasionally Ugandan mothers or grandmothers of students in CARITAS' child sponsorship programs are seen wearing the traditional dress of Uganda, called the gomesi.

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Overview of CARITAS Nigeria Child Sponsorship Programs

Posted by CaritasForChildren on Mar 11, 2016 1:06:54 PM

"I want the sponsors to know that by sponsoring some of these children they have brought meaning and hope to many families especially in the life of these unprivileged children in our region," said CARITAS' Location Coordinator in the Nsukka region of Nigeria, fondly known to us as Miss Nelly.

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Presidential Elections Causing Unease in Uganda

Posted by CaritasForChildren on Feb 18, 2016 11:16:23 AM

“The whole country of Uganda is on tension for we don't know what will come out after elections...pray for us.” That is the request from Sr. Carolyne, the coordinator for CARITAS’ child sponsorship programs in Nkokonjeru in light of presidential elections in Uganda today, Thursday, February 18th.

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CARITAS International Christmas

Posted by CaritasForChildren on Dec 22, 2015 3:57:00 PM

One of the treasures of CARITAS' child sponsorship programs is the rich cultural diversity of everyone involved. We are truly offered a global perspective from our encounters with our friends in Africa, Poland, and the Caribbean. The varying traditions of Christmas celebrations throughout our CARITAS program locations are also fascinating to consider.

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Catholic Child Sponsorship Programs Schools in Debate Competition

Posted by CaritasForChildren on Nov 14, 2015 3:49:00 PM

This week a singing, debate, and theater competition was held at St. Paul Primary Boys School in Nkokonjeru. Students from Stella Maris Primary Boarding School, St. Alphonsus Demonstration School, where many CARITAS supporters sponsor a child, and St. Paul all presented songs, skits, and debates to be judged.

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Growing up with CARITAS Child Sponsorship Programs: Resty

Posted by CaritasForChildren on Sep 8, 2015 2:42:00 PM

by Jennifer Ostrowski, CARITAS For Children Intern

Some of the “original” CARITAS children, the very first to be sponsored who have been with the child sponsorship program for many years have now graduated from secondary school (high school) in Uganda. The sisters call these girls “the pioneers”. I had the opportunity to sit with some of these young women and discuss their plans for the future. Today’s post features my conversation with Lestetutah (nickname Resty), sponsored by Mary Ann M. Resty's answers to my questions appear below in an interview format.

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Growing up with CARITAS Child Sponsorship Programs: Sarah

Posted by CaritasForChildren on Aug 27, 2015 7:42:00 PM

by Jennifer Ostrowski, CARITAS For Children Intern

Some of the “original” CARITAS children, among the very earliest to benefit from the child sponsorship programs in Uganda have now graduated from secondary school (high school). The Sisters call these girls “the pioneers”. I had the opportunity to sit with some of these young women and discuss their plans for the future. Today’s post features my conversation with Sarah, sponsored by Carol R. Since 2008 when she was in Primary Six, Sarah has had Carol's care and support. Sarah's answers to my questions appear below in an interview format.

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Growing up with CARITAS Child Sponsorship Programs: Joan

Posted by CaritasForChildren on Jul 30, 2015 9:13:00 AM

by Jennifer Ostrowski, CARITAS For Children Intern

Some of the “original” CARITAS children, the very first to be sponsored who have been with the child sponsorship program for many years have now graduated from secondary school (high school) in Uganda. The sisters call these girls “the pioneers”. I had the opportunity to sit with some of these young women and discuss their plans for the future. Today’s post features my conversation with Joan, sponsored by Charbel D. Joan’s answers to my questions appear below in an interview format.

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Visiting the Schools in CARITAS Child Sponsorship Programs

Posted by CaritasForChildren on Jul 9, 2015 6:17:00 AM

by Catherine G. Dulan, CARITAS For Children Volunteer

A teacher walks into a room full of eager children.

She smiles as she says, “Hello children.”

“Hello teacher,” they respond in unison.

“How are you?”

The choir of children responds: “We are humble, obedient, and ready to listen.”

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