On June 5, Sister Lucy Kurien will be visiting Tacoma for the first time. Sister Lucy founded and serves as director of Maher, an interfaith, caste-free organization that cares for and shelters battered and destitute women and children in India.
Founded in 1997, Maher which means “Mother’s Home” in the local language of Marathi, has:
- Built 25 homes in 3 Indian states for battered & destitute women and children.
- Served 1,933 children, 1,458 women in 13 years.
- Hosts 285 economic self-help groups in 85 communities with more than 5,000 participants
Catherine Place (923 South 8th Street, Tacoma) is hosting a conversational gathering and reception for Sister Lucy from 2-3:30 p.m. Conversation participants will learn more about the status of women in India, the Maher story and Sister Lucy’s personal journey
For additional information about the conversation, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (253) 572-3547.
To learn more about Maher’s work, please visit www.maherashram.org