The Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) Women’s Empowerment Project (WEP) was hard at works this past week Tanzania. After a year of online workshops, AFJN’s WEP Program Coordinator Sr. Eucharia Madueke, SNDdeN was back on the continent working along side Sr. Adorata Kapinga, OSB, the Executive Secretary for the Tanzanian Association of Catholic Sisters (TCAS), coordinating the religious sisters Education and Advocacy Workshops. AFJN Board Member, Fr. Barthelemy Bazemo M.Afr. and former AFJN Executive Director, Rev. Aniedi Okure, OP also presented during these workshops.
A Reflection on a Three-Day Workshop for Tanzania Catholic Association of Sisters “What is burning in your heart after these days?” asked one AFJN team member following the meeting of some seventy plus TCAS (Tanzania Catholic Association of Sisters) gathered for … Continued
A day before World Refugee Day, which is celebrated on June 20th, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has announced that there are about 71,000,000 displaced people around the world. This astonishing number continues to increase and essentially, is becoming … Continued
Introduction Investments that aim at eliminating poverty, creating jobs, and promoting prosperity are generally lauded and promoted. But when investments compromise the ability of the individual or community to achieve prosperity, enriching the few on the back of the others, … Continued
From October 9 – 12, 2018, we sisters from the Dioceses in Southern Highland Regions of Tanzania in partnership with the African Faith & Justice Network (AFJN) met in the Monastery of Kamalidolis, Mafinga to pray and to reflect together … Continued
After returning from Iringa District in Tanzania where, from October 7-13, 2018, he trained and mobilized women religious and the community to tackle issues of land grab and dislocation of families in the area, Fr. Aniedi Okure, OP, could not … Continued
Africa Faith & Justice Network (AFJN) continues to move forward with its women empowerment project for social, economic, and political transformation for Africa’s most vulnerable and exploited. This November AFJN conducted advocacy training for Catholic nuns in Tanzania. Using the … Continued