Empowerment through Education – Helping kids get the education they deserve

Building a Priceless Education While some families in the United States worry about the cost of expensive private schools, parents in Uganda are laying bricks to make sure their kids have a school to attend. At Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Ocodri Parish, Uganda there are only enough classrooms for students


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 the South


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


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