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Women winnowing rice
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Diocese Plans Self-Help Rice Mill Project
 
ANTSIRANANA 050727-1
July 27, 2005

[Diocese of Antsiranana - Indian Ocean] Antsiranana Diocese is launching an income-generating rice mill project in Ambilobe parish.

The former Florida, USA, parish of Bishop S Marray - now the Bishop of the Seychelles - has already donated 1000 US dollars to the project, Bishop Roger Chung has announced.

Another 1500 dollars is being donated from the USA to enable the diocese to buy a rice mill and install it in the parish, he said.