AMOR Conference & Site Visits (February 27-March 12, 2017). Building strong relationships with the sisters in Southeast Asia was the main goal for attending the Asia-Oceania Meeting of Religious (AMOR) Conference as well as visiting project sites in Myanmar (pronounced MEE-yun-mar), Thailand and Malaysia. The 17th conference of AMOR, entitled AMOR XVII, was an
Report of Tanzania Water Projects Sites Visit by Sathiya Bly—June 2016. Tanzania is the 31st largest country in the world, ranked between Egypt and Nigeria.
Faby Gomez and Sr. Marcia went to Mexico City later in November to attend the leadership conference (CRIM) there and to visit 2 projects we have funded. CRIM is a member of the larger Latin American conference, CLAR, which includes leadership conferences from 22 countries.
Luna Capalla: Sr. Joyce Meyer, on behalf of the Global Sisters Report, and I travelled together throughout the central highlands, coastal and southern regions of Vietnam, and the border towns in Cambodia. We visited 22 project sites during our 17-day trip in these two countries, spending the majority of the time in Vietnam.
We flew from Rome to Zurich and then on to Mumbai (Bombay) in the state of Maharashtra, and entered into an entirely different experience. In Mumbai, we visited the national office of the National Domestic Workers’ Movement (NDWM) and spent time with one of the workers’ groups.
Ruhama was established 25 years ago as a center that works with women affected by prostitution and sex trafficking. There are 13 on staff, including 3 sisters and 40 volunteers, including 10 sisters.