The Sisters of Charity and Jesuits are Collaborating to respond to the needs of Victims of Cyclone Idai in Malawi
The Jesuits have handed over various Clothing items & other Material Support donated for Victims of Cyclone Idai in Malawi to the Sisters of Charity who are working in Collaboration with the Jesuits to respond to the needs of the Cyclone Idai Victims in Malawi...
The Religious Sisters of Charity are living and working in Konzalendo Parish which is in Thyolo district in Malawi. Chikwawa diocese comprises three districts, namely, Nsanje, Chikwawa and part of Thyolo. Two of these districts have been affected by cyclone Idai, that is Nsanje and Thyolo. Chikwawa diocese borders Mozambique on the South East and the South West. Cyclone Idai is one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect Africa and the Southern Hemisphere. The long-lived storm caused catastrophic damage in Chikwawa diocese, especially in Nsanje where the district was submerged under water.
Most of the houses in Konzalendo are built with bricks and mud while the roofs are grass thatched. The Cyclone with its strong wind destroyed a number of houses in the Konzalendo catchment area. Many houses also collapsed under the continuous rain. Crops where washed away and those that were not washed away ended up getting rotten due to excessive water. At night a house collapsed on a family while they slept. The husband and wife managed to escape but the house collapsed on their three children and killed all of them. Another man woke up to hear the wall cracking. He woke up his wife to run. He ran and climbed a tree. Before the wife could wake up their children the flood swept the house from the foundation... READ MORE
Jesuits Southern Africa launch the " Beyond Cyclone Idai " Initiative
In the Video Fr. Chiedza Chimhanda S.J. the Provincial of Jesuit Zimbabwe - Mozambique Province shares the details of the " Beyond Cyclone Idai " Initiative that has been launched by the Jesuits of Southern Africa.. CLICK HERE for the Document Version
15/04/2019 News Update
Beyond Cyclone Idai - Called to be Men and Women for and with Others
As the Jesuits of Southern Africa we appeal to partners and friends for help in implementing a coordinated response that has three phases: Response, Recovery and Reconstruction.
08/04/2019 News Update
St. Ignatius College Pupils and Management embarked on the Cyclone Idai Lent Campaign at various Shopping malls in Lusaka, Zambia
a03/04/2019 News Update
The Vatican has released Pope Francis' post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation "Christ is Alive!" or in Latin " Christus Vivit " which is dedicated to the Youth
“Christ is alive! He is our hope, and in a wonderful way he brings youth to our world. The very first words, then, that I would like to say to every young Christian are these: Christ is alive and he wants you to be alive!”. Pope Francis