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  tn_sr. ivanna.jpgSr. Ivanna at Kariobangi, Kenya 

Click to read PDF document - Q & A with
Sr. Ivanna Ennamoser [at Kariobangi]

by Melanie Lidman.  
Article reproduced courtesy of Global Sisters Report  
 

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Hands of Care and Hope, Kariobangi, Nairobi, Kenya

The Annual Report for the year 2016 for Hands of Care and Hope, Kariobangi has been presented.  It give a very comprehensive account of the 'tangible' effects of mission in this project.  It has facts, figures and photos and is a good read.  To view Report, click here>>>

Sr. Lucy Wambui Waweru.jpgTeaching - a Noble Profession: Sr. Lucy Wambui Waweru writes of her experience of teaching in Nairobi, Kenya

... A society whose springboard is technology, and where youths stagger vulnerably in the face of drug abuse, crime, broken families, peer influence, diseases, secularism, undeniably requires a teacher! ...   Read more>>>

sr. wilkista at korokocha.jpgSr. Wilkista writes of the challenge of teaching at Korokocho, Nairobi, Kenya 

Teaching in Korochocho is very different from teaching in other schools.
I teach in St John Bosco preschool in a large slum area. It is a very poor school made from Iron sheets and mesh wire as windows. It caters for children from the surrounding area.  Read on>>>

 

Ngwnenya Literacy ProjectNgwenya Literacy Project, Zambia

The Ngwenya Literacy Project was started about eight years ago by a group of people who lived and worked near the stone quarry in Ngwenya Compound.  Their desire was to enhance their quality of life by improving their literacy skills and other skills such as knitting, sewing, embroidery and mat-making and to increase their income by selling their products. 

Sr. Ann distributing foodRelieving Hunger in East Pokot, Kenya   

Sr. Ann McAllister writes to those who support us in relieving hunger in East Pokot...  As we were driving along I thought I had never seen such a barren land.  There was not a blade of grass to be seen despite the last few days of rain.  The soil is so unfertile that nothing can grow...  Read more>>> 

Read Sr. Ann's letter following recent visit to bring the fruits of your generosity to the people of East Pokot.  Click here>>>


Sr. Louise (rt) with Residents of HomeHome for the Elderly "Zororai" 
Sr. Louise Malone writes from Zimbabwe  

Our home for the elderly is situated in a densely populated area of Zimbabwe. Presently, there are 28 residents, eighteen male and ten female, who come from different countries such as Mozambique, Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Most of the residents would primarily have arrived in this area in search of work, possibly married and eventually settled in this location.  Read more>>>


Sr. Frances Rooney, FMSA Prison Ministry in Livingstone Central Prison, Zambia

Sr. Frances Rooney writes... On coming to Zambia in 2005,1 became involved in the teaching of English in the local prison and I have been teaching there two mornings a week since then. There is a huge need for this work as it is very difficult to find volunteer teachers willing to go there...  Read more>>>


Children attend workshop for Orphans and Vulnerable Children"Suffer the little children to come unto me"  - Ng'ombe 

One of the consequences of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic is the growing number of Orphans and Vulnerable children. In Zambia it is estimated that out of a total population of twelve million people, there are more than one million orphans. This has put a great strain on the extended family, which has always been a cultural value...  Read more>>>