Mission Projects 2017-04-20T17:47:07+00:00

Providing water to missionaries

Two months. That’s all the time it took for you – friends and benefactors of the Comboni Missionaries – to fully fund (and then double!), a water filtration project for refugees living in Uganda. Next month a volunteer with Water with Blessings will travel to Uganda to deliver 500 water filters to


Water with Blessings

Having access to safe, clean drinking water is a fundamental human right. Yet millions of peo­ple around the world are forced to drink dirty, bacteria-infested water because of drought, war, or famine. This year, as the Comboni Missionaries cel­ebrate its 150th anniversary, we want to help provide clean water for the more


Taking the Long View

By Bill Firman – Solidarity with South Sudan I returned from home leave a little over a month ago and have just completed trips within South Sudan from Juba to Rumbek, Wau, Yambio and Riimenze, for various meetings. This country is truly in a horrible mess and many people are suffering. As I


Feeding the Babies

Every month a couple from Cincinnati gives us $50 to help the missions. Recently they asked us to give it to a Comboni Missionary Sister. Now $50 might not feel like a large sum of money. Maybe you could take your family out to a nice dinner. Or, perhaps, you could fill


Digging Wells

Getting water to villages in Kenya can be a difficult task. However, thanks to your donations and the hard work of Bro. Dario Laurencig, 20 new boreholes were dug in villages throughout Kenya last year. In 2013, he was able to place a dozen boreholes! The cost of one borehole, complete with


Sewing Project

For many in the Western world, sewing is a fun hobby, but to a group of women in Uganda it provides the opportunity for a whole new life for themselves and their families. On May 1, 2016, five women from Karamoja enrolled in a sewing course with the Comboni Missionary Sisters.


Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller