Virus Lays Additional Strain on Water Supply By: Kim Harrisberg and Lungelo Ndlovu Fifty people and their cattle share the only borehole in Gongu village in southwestern Zimbabwe, meaning frequent handwashing to fight the coronavirus is easier said than done. Across drought-hit southern Africa, COVID-19 has spurred governments to dispatch water tankers,
By: Kathleen M. Carroll “Wash your hands.” We hear it nonstop. With the advent of the Coronavirus, it has never been more important. Yet, for many women and children in desperate circumstances, it has never been harder to do. The Comboni Missionaries partnered with Water with Blessings in 2017 to begin a
he Annual Dinner and Raffle will be held Saturday night, October 6 at Sacred Heart Church (Covina) inside Cavanagh Hall. Tickets are now on sale for $50.00/ each and include a full dinner (buffet style), dessert, coffee and live entertainment. A number of specialty silent auction baskets will be on display to tempt you and to help bring donations for the mission project. Doors will open at 6:30 pm, dinner will be served by 7:00 pm, followed by music and dancing. Wine, margaritas and beer sold separately.
Did you know that in Guatemala only 35% of young people attend middle school or high school? And in Malawi the average family only makes 50 cents per day, making the $70 tuition for high school impossible to afford. In Uganda only 20% of students make it to high school. This year,