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  Columban Response to Covid-19 in Chile

Sep 02, 2020
Low-income families, living in overcrowded conditions, find social distancing practically impossible. They do not have the luxury to be able to work from home either. Many feel they have to choose between either catching the virus or having no food or accommodation for their families.
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  Give us this day our daily soup

Jun 23, 2020
Columban Fr Martin Koroiciri writes about a parish initiative where he ministers in Chile helping the vulnerable in the Covid-19 pandemic.
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  Columban serving in new ways in Santiago, Chile

May 21, 2020
When pandemic shut down their large community, Columban Fr Marco Henriquez and his team discovered new ways of service to let the people know that they are not alone.
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  Threads Of Hope - Remembering the workers of Rana Plaza

Apr 24, 2020
On 24 April 2013, an eight-story commercial building called Rana Plaza collapsed near the capital, Dhaka in Bangladesh, killing 1,134 people and injuring approximately 2500. The victims were all mainly garment workers.
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  An alternative vision for social structure post COVID-19

Apr 20, 2020
COVID-19 has exposed structural social and economic weakness. A common good framework would have rejected policies fostering job insecurity in the ‘gig economy’ as a modern form of slavery
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  Slavery-Free Easter

Apr 12, 2020
Almost half of all 152 million children victims of child labour are aged 5-11 years, according to a 2017 report by the International Labour Organisation. And a great many of these children are in the cocoa industry, picking the cocoa beans used to produce chocolate.
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