Opus Prize awarded to Sisters in Congo

Opus Prize awarded to Sisters in Congo

The Opus Prize is one of the world’s most prestigious recognitions for faith-based, nonprofit innovation and work. Good Shepherd Sisters around the world celebrated when Sister Catherine Mutindi, RGS, received the $1 million Opus Prize last November. The prize benefits the Bon Pasteur program she began in the Kolwezi cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of…

Maisha: A New Life Outside the Mines
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Maisha: A New Life Outside the Mines

Maisha: A New Life Outside the Mines is a new short documentary that shows the fascinating work of three Good Shepherd Sisters. The Sisters used community-based participatory decision making models in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to create a sense of right, dignity and voice. Their efforts resulted in education, economic opportunity and food sovereignty for…