Mary Ward International (MWI) is the development network of the Institute for the support of the life and mission throughout the world.
MWI is the fund and friend-raising mission in the Institute to develop and strengthen partnerships in the international Institute network of members, co-workers, past pupils, present students and other friends and connections to assist with projects around the world.
We invite family, friends and colleagues to join us in promoting the dignity and liberation of all, particularly women and children. If you would like to make a donation or obtain further information, please contact one of the IBVM province offices or the MWI coordinator in a province. Thank you for your support.
Around the World
MWIA is the Australian and international development organisation of the Loreto Sisters.
Through providing much-needed resources, MWIA support the Sisters and those in our Loreto broader community to assist where the need is greatest.
Inspired by the founder of the Loreto Sisters, Mary Ward, MWIA is committed to working towards a just world where women share leadership, children thrive, and communities live in harmony with each other and the Earth. MWIA is dedicated to supporting women and children to receive the education, skills and support they need to transform their lives and the world around them.
Loreto Rumbek is made up of a primary school and a secondary school and Primary Health Care. The primary school runs from primary 1 (P1) to primary 8 (P8) and it also has a kindergarten to serve the small children of the community. Loreto Rumbek aims to facilitate the development of each student to their full academic, personal, spiritual and social potential in a Loreto, Catholic, caring, respectful, happy and safe school environment.
Termination of Female Genital Mutilation (TFGM) is a project of the Loreto Sisters. It was begun by Dr. Sr. Ephigenia in 1998. The Loreto Sisters are an International Group of Catholic Sisters with an NGO status of the U.N. TFGM finds individual families or rescue homes for those at risk of FGM. TFGM gives encouragement and is in the process of creating a psychological module for FGM survivors and their families.
Kolkata Mary Ward Social Center (KMWSC) is the Loreto Resource and Development centre for social change.
Darjeeling Mary Ward Social Centre (social development wing of Loreto Sisters) is an NGO working for poor and needy in Darjeeling district.