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African sisters honored for contributing to continent's development

African sisters honored for contributing to continent's development


A number of African women and religious organizations were recognized for their contribution to the continent's development at the Pan-African Catholic Congress on Theology, Society and Pastoral Life, held from July 18 to 22 2022 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Among the awardees are: the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA) and sisters Sr. Angélique Namaika from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe from Uganda, Sr. Anne Béatrice Faye from Senegal and sr. Jane Wakahiu from Kenya - the first African woman to be associate vice president of programs operations and head of Catholic Sisters Initiative at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.


Watch the interview with sr. Jane Wakahiu


In the acceptance speech, sr. Wakahiu said: "I accept this award in honor of so many Catholic sisters across the globe who are doing remarkable transformative work in underserved and marginalized communities. These women are silently going about their work, making a difference one life at a time, under very challenging circumstances."


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I honour our dear sisters for their self giving

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