Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health And Wellbeing
The United Nations calls its 17 Sustainable Development Goals "the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all." With a target of achieving them by 2030, the goals are all interconnected and address the global challenges we face.
Goal 3 is "Good Health and Well-being." As the UN puts it: "Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development."
This series includes stories of sisters working to build a healthier world.
Six Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph, a local Kenyan congregation, run a home in a region with high maternal mortality, taking care of newborns who have lost their mothers. Currently, they are caring for 42 children.