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 4 is "Quality Education." As the UN puts it: "Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people's lives and sustainable development."
This series includes stories of sisters working on the frontlines of education.
At the six houses of Sanjoepuram Children's Village in Chandpur, India, 17 nuns from four congregations serve 64 girls and women with disabilities, in one of the few institutions that offer inclusive education.
Adrian Dominican Sr. Corinne Florek spoke to GSR about leading the Religious Communities Impact Fund. The fund's members, all women religious communities, pool their investment money, which enables larger loans, less paperwork and more effective financing.