Kolwezi program draws attention at Vatican conference

Kolwezi program draws attention at Vatican conference

The Kolwezi program that Good Shepherd Sisters run in the Democratic Republic of Congo drew the attention last month of Pope Francis and the Vatican. Catherine Mutindi, RGS, is one of three founders of the Good Shepherd program in Kolwezi. The program is unique for being the only child labor intervention in a mining compound….

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…