(Africa) Education and Formation of African Clergy

(Africa) Education and Formation of African Clergy

The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers Africa Region will provide tuition assistance to African clergy, male and female religious at institutes of higher education or specialized training. The support will not be limited to individuals but also for one seminary of an African missionary order.
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(Kenya) Eastern Deanery AIDS Relief Program

(Kenya) Eastern Deanery AIDS Relief Program

Eastern Deanery AIDS Relief Program is presently one of the largest multifaceted treatment and prevention programs in Kenya. Various services offered are adult and children basic AIDS care as well as anti-retroviral treatment. There is a special emphasis on preventing maternal to child transmission. Well-baby clinics provide a way to identify infants at risk for HIV infection and provide immunization for poor children who do not receive basic immunization services. There are over 19,000 adults and children receiving care and treatment. People accessing counseling and testing is more than 50,000 clients in a year. With over 300 volunteers involved in the program, it has 13 clinics spread through the eastern side of the city of Nairobi. Please help Father Lance Nadeau, M.M., continue this project.
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(Kenya) Inter-ethnic Peace Program

(Kenya) Inter-ethnic Peace Program

With the next general election approaching in 2017, the program aims at preventing a repeat of the pre and post election violence that occurred in Molo, It is a small town located 200 kilometers from Nairobi that has been the center of ethnic clashes and was among the worst hit during the 2007/2008 post election violence. More than 400 people were killed, 250,000 displaced and 80,000 houses torched.
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(Kenya) Mission Institute Scholarship Program

(Kenya) Mission Institute Scholarship Program

The Maryknoll Institute of African Studies courses are all post-graduate. The courses are aimed at the intellectual conversion of students, in that students become conscious of and fluent in owning and expressing their cultural knowledge of origin. If the student is not African, the courses help them in appropriating and expressing an authentic African mindset.
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(Kenya) Mutamaiyo Peace Primary School

(Kenya) Mutamaiyo Peace Primary School Construction

With the success of the inter-ethnic peace sports program under the direction of Father Lance Nadeau, M.M., an inter-ethnic primary school will be built to accommodate approximately 40 students.
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(Kenya) Pastoral and Social Activities for the Youth

(Kenya) Pastoral and Social Activities for the Youth

There is a general need to attract more young people to the church. With your help, Father John Waldrep, M.M., will develop church programs that are targeted to the young men and women with a focus on both pastoral and social activities. The programs will include music and drama festivals, indoor and outdoor games, and other ways in which the youth can grow spiritually, socially and physically.
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(Kenya) Response to Addiction

(Kenya) Response to Addiction

Father John Conway, M.M., heads a much-needed program that provides care and assistance for individuals abusing alcohol and drugs. This program helps restore self-worth and strengthens family relationships. Your gift makes a difference in the lives of so many.
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(South Sudan) Blindness Prevention and Rehabilitation

(South Sudan) Blindness Prevention and Rehabilitation

Father John Barth, M.M., continues to respond to the need in South Sudan to assist the blind and provide treatment for blindness prevention and rehabilitation. Scholarships for medical staff to learn ophthalmic care will be offered and a new eye clinic will be constucted for the newly trained staff to work upon completion of their studies in Tanzania. This will be the first eye clinic in the state of Eastern Equatoria, which has a population of more than one million residents. Your gift will make a difference.
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(Tanzania) AIDS Orphan Project

(Tanzania) AIDS Orphan Project

The project provides access to quality education for children at the primary, secondary and vocational school levels.with emphasis on building the powerfulness of group endeavor, rights and responsibility of children and the child's uniqueness as an individual. This is accomplished by providing the necessary school needs, life skill training and a greater sense of self-worth. Your generosity provides a bright future for these children.
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(Tanzania) Benches for the Buza Church

(Tanzania) Benches for the Buza Church

The building structure of the Buza Church is finally completed. However, the finishing touches such as the furnishings and benches are still needed. It needs 80 wooden benches.
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(Tanzania) Benches at Mabatini Parish

(Tanzania) Benches at Mabatini Parish

The new Mabatini Parish Church does not have any working benches/pews. It needs 134 new benches to fill the church.
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(Tanzania) HIV Center

(Tanzania) HIV Center

The HIV Center first opened in 2009 and it currently has 2,500 patients. As it keeps growing every year, more space for patients, medical staff, medicine and supplies are needed. There are over 100 children that are HIV positive at the Center. Under the direction of Father James Conard, M.M., Maryknoll will construct an HIV specialization unit at Kowak Hospital.
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(Tanzania) Outstation of Bukundi Parish

(Tanzania) Outstation of Bukundi Parish

The Bukundi parish has an outstation called Lukali, which has about 800 members. They have raised money for the building and have been able to do the basic structures. They need more financial help in order to complete the building and its final touches to make the outstation suitable for holding the sacraments.
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(Tanzania) Programs for Students with Learning Disabilities

(Tanzania) Programs for Students with Learning Disabilities

Though the Tunaweza program "We are able", Brother Loren Beaudry, M. M., helps young adults with learning disabilities to become self-reliant. They learn to wash, cook, garden, sew and to read and write in Kiswahili. With assistance, students receive math and speech therapy support as well as social services. At Bukumbi, a place for the mentally ill, Maryknoll supplies rice, vegetables and soup. While at the Mabatini parish, Brother Beaudry provides workshops, leadership training and fundraising. Your gift provides a brighter future!
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(Tanzania) Public Health Work at Mabatini Parish

(Tanzania) Public Health Work at Mabatini Parish

The project continues to help the community address its public health concerns with a focus on the special needs of the disabled in the parish. Under the direction of Father Lam Hua, M.M., Maryknoll will continue to provide natural medicines and provide health education and screening in the community and schools. With your generous support, we will build our own facility to continue to carry out this important work. Your gift is a blessing to those in need.
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(Tanzania) Renovations for Bugando Center CPE Facility

(Tanzania) Renovations for Bugando Center CPE Facility

The Bugando Medical Center has within its walls the CPE Facility. This facility serves as housing, meeting room and living quarters for up to 18 students attending the 12-week course that trains them for pastoral skills as they work as chaplains at the hospital. The facility is in need of 21 mattresses, 21 mosquito nets, 30 curtains, seat cushions, a photo copy machine and a printer/scanner. In addition, the kitchen requires renovations that includes the floors, sink, roof, painting and general carpentry work.
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(Tanzania) Training of Catechists

(Tanzania) Training of Catechists

Catechists have proven to be very helpful in ministries and there have been an increase in the need for the involvement of lay people in evangelization. The interest is there but they need to acquire formal training to effectively perform the task.
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(Tanzania) Training of Catechsists in Bukundi

(Tanzania) Training of Catechsists in Bukundi

There is an increased need of involvement of the lay people in evangelization. Catechists are very helpful and are able to evangelize. However, they would need formal training on how to do it effectively.
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