INSTITUTE OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
LORETO GENERALATE

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End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Besides, we know that approximately a third of all food produced is discarded, and whenever food is thrown out it is as if it were stolen from the table of the poor.

Women | The Change Makers

Covid19 engulfed the whole world in its hungry and thirsty mouth. Due to governments declaring lockdown all the industries and factories were shut down and the markets were closed. Some people have nowhere to go to earn their daily bread for themselves and their families.

Sr. Kiran CJ, Provincial of Patna Province sent a message to all the Province communities, “ensure that no one dies of hunger in your area.”

Read how the Sisters and the community responded here.

Zambia Baby Milk Project

The IBVM (Loreto) Sisters have worked with the community of Lukulu District in Zambia since 2006. One of their first projects, providing milk to orphaned and undernourished babies, began when a  Zambian medical superintended at the local hospital requested assistance from the Sisters to help save the lives of four orphaned babies.

The project has helped save the lives of hundreds of babies without access to milk formula. With 15% of the Zambian population being HIV positive, many babies, due to the risk of mother-to-child transmission, are unable to be breast-fed after the age of 6-months.

Read more here.

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