Money raise for Catholic mission
St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School has raised $1895 for the Candela Mission.
The money was raised from the sale of the work of the Sisters of Mercy in Peru.
"It will make such a difference as they continue their struggle to provide for their families," said religious education coordinator Ms MaryAnne Diorio.
"The women are so grateful for the opportunity to earn a wage that is both fair and dignified.
"Over the past few years much has been done by Sister Patricia and Sister Joan - a nutrition program has been expanded for the pre-school children in Candela and a medical centre has continued to provide much needed assistance for the families of the town.
"Children are staying at school longer and receiving an education that will hopefully break the cycle of poverty that the families endure," said Ms Diorio.
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