Medicines for the Poor in Tanzania

The St. Anna Health Center in Uwemba, founded and managed by the Missionary Benedictine Sisters, is an example of a well-functioning rural health care in the Njombe region in southwestern Tanzania. The hospital currently has a capacity of 87 beds. There are the following departments: General Medicine, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Dentistry, Eye…

Mission Hospital in Kenya

 The Chesongoch Mission Hospital in Kenya, Elgeyo Marakwet district, Kerio Valley, is run by our sisters. The Kerio Valley is one of the most remote regions of the country, which is growing very slowly due to the insecure situation. For many years, the region has been plagued by tribal conflicts and insecurity due to cattle…

Food Distribution

 Grain prices are rising due to the war in Ukraine, and the effects of higher prices are also being felt in Kenya and Tanzania. In addition, there have been massive rainfalls in recent months and devastating floods as well as the destruction of arable land.  Our sisters in Tanzania, especially Sr. Consolata Mey OSB, visit…

Minibus for Peramiho

 “Minibus for Peramiho”: The sisters urgently need a minibus for the St. Scholastica girls’ school and for the use of the sisters in training in their pastoral work, so that they can get to the outstations of the parish and to the projects. For our novices, the experience of pastoral and social work among the…

Education Project for our Sisters

Education project to train our own sisters” for our schools and hospitals, etc.  Our African and Indian sisters usually join our communities after finishing secondary school, but need a sound education to become teachers, nurses, doctors, medical specialists for laboratories, pharmacy and administration.  In Uganda, Angola and Tanzania, our priories urgently need support. Annual tuition…

Scholarship for Needy Schoolgirls at our Secondary Schools

 In Tanzania, there is only a free seven-year elementary school. Our sisters run state-recognized secondary schools for girls in Peramiho and Ndanda. But not all parents can afford the school fees. However, we do not want to reject talented schoolgirls and so we provide scholarships for girls from poor families to give them the opportunity…