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Korean parish raises funds for Salesian nuns in Mongolia

Money will be used to repair and expand school buildings

Updated: August 11, 2016 08:58 AM GMT
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Korean parish raises funds for Salesian nuns in Mongolia
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A Seoul parish has created a fund to help improve education initiatives by the Catholic Church in Mongolia.

Daech2-dong Catholic Church of  Seoul Archdiocese donated 50 million won (US$45,000) to Peace Makers, a social welfare arm of the Catholic Education Foundation, on Aug. 11 to support ongoing work in Mongolia.

Peace Maker will send the funds to Korean Salesian nuns working in the Mongolian education ministry. The money will be used to repair and expand school buildings run by the Salesian nunss and to provide student scholarships.

Currently, the nuns are running an elementary school with 40 students and a kindergarten that has 135 children attending.

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