Support the people of Belo Horizonte, Brazil

17 March 2011

UNANIMA members from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, ask for your support in a letter-writing campaign.

Letter to governor (DOC)

Updates from Post-Earthquake Japan

15 March 2011

I feel as if a week has passed since the earthquake occurred. There are many strong aftershocks felt even in Tokyo. As of this morning the Tokyo Electric Company is cutting off distribution of electricity according to a so-called “Planned Suspension of Electric Power” in consecutive areas. For example, in Chofu we will have no electricity from 9:30am until 12:30pm and from 6:30pm until 9:30pm. You can easily imagine the confusion in metropolitan Tokyo today as workers try to get to their jobs. All the transportation companies are cutting off their services by 50 to 70 percent. Many companies have not even begun to renew their train services…

Featuring the RJM

7 March 2011

The Religious of Jesus and Mary [RJM], one of the six founding congregations of UNANIMA International, have been members since 2002. We are an international apostolic congregation of 1200+ sisters in 16 provinces and two delegations [Africa/Peru], with general headquarters in Rome, Italy. Our sisters and associates, the Family of Jesus and Mary [FJM] are present in twenty-eight countries.

Lenten Reflections on Water

7 March 2011

On March 9 UNANIMA will post six Lenten reflections on water on its website. These will be available in English and Spanish only for this year.

Financing for Development

7 March 2011

Without money and resources it is difficult to move forward any projects or programmes.  UNANIMA has been working with many other NGOs to promote innovative sources of financing for development. On 10-11 March 2011 at the UN, we will participate in the spring meeting between the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the United Nations for dialogue on various topics to promote better financial policy. For more information, click here.

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