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Nuns take modern technology to Africa missions

Ipswich religious order sets up schools and health facilities

The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have had missions in Africa for more than 110 years. At this installation in Congo, the sisters installed a photovoltaic system that produces solar electricity.
The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have had missions in Africa for more than 110 years. At this installation in Congo, the sisters installed a photovoltaic system that produces solar electricity.
By Wendy Killeen
Globe Correspondent / December 20, 2009

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At first, it seems a strange pairing, a 200-year-old order of nuns in Ipswich and high-tech solar-powered projects in Africa. But it makes perfect sense. (Full article: 870 words)

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