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Women Religious Across Africa Strive to Keep Their Elderly, Sick Safe From COVID-19

Clockwise from left: Sisters sort through the arrival donations by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation through ACWECA to help fight COVID- 19 challenges at the care home of the Little Sisters of St. Francis in Nkokonjeru in Jinja, Uganda. Some of the elderly and sick sisters of the Missionary Congregation of the Evangelizing Sisters of Mary keep busy at their care home in Kilacha in Moshi, Tanzania. Sister of Mary Immaculate of Nyeri eat together in Mwea.

A partnership between the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation saw 62 congregations of sisters implement a health emergency project in care homes.