Presentation on theme: "St. Michael’s Parish The Africa Project. In 2009, the School Sisters of Notre Dame embarked on a new project... to help the orphans of Nyalienga Parish."— Presentation transcript:
Students hoping to go to Form 1 next school year
The Sisters need: Vehicle(s) suitable for carrying people and supplies over rough terrain.
The Sisters need: A parcel of land suitable for growing cash crops to ensure the Notre Dame Children Outreach is sustainable.
? How can St. Michael’s in Waterloo, be of service?
St. Michael’s can: Act in solidarity with the Sisters by: Fundraising Prayer Education
Fundraising – how much? The requirements of the Outreach Centre will grow over time. There are hundreds of orphans in the Nyalienga parish. Building costs are not yet known.
Fundraising – how much? Some examples of where money will be spent: $30,000 – 4 wheel drive vehicle $1,500 - social worker salary / year $600 – boarding school / year / student $25 - local school cost / month / child $1,500 – land costs / acre
“… your enthusiasm and energy to reach out to these very needy children and to support us here as we try to extend your and our love and care to them is indeed a source of strength, hope and courage to us.” A message to St. Michael’s from Sister Mara – November 2009