Projects to which Maryknoll contributes

Maryknoll works to improve education and health in Phnom Penh. Workers associated with Maryknoll include sisters, brothers, priests, lay missioners, affiliates, and volunteers.

Sr. Luise Ahrens coordinates Maryknoll projects at the Royal University of Phnom Penh. She focuses on the library and the English Department, advises students, and has helped the university computerize its student records. Sr. Mary Little teaches English there as well.

Fran Kemmerer works with the HIV/AIDS project, which provides comprehensive services such as a clinic, hospice, and many residences for mothers and children with HIV/AIDS.

Sr. Helene O'Sullivan works with survivors of domestic violence, while Sr. Bernadette Duggan is studying Khmer after having worked in Bengladesh for decades.

Sr. Regina Pellicore organizes neighborhood health education and pre-school activities such as those pictured below.

Two lay missioners in Phnom Penh, Roberta & Jim McLaughlin, were on home leave in San Francisco while Liz was in Cambodia. We three are members of SF's St. John of God community.

Luise standing in front of the University.
    Sr. Regina watches from the deck of a pre-school project where children work on puzzles;
a health educator gives a drug prevention class to neighborhood children, then enjoys books with them.

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