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The Comboni Missionaries are an international Catholic religious and missionary Order founded by Bishop Daniel Comboni in Verona, Italy in 1867, specifically to serve the missionary endeavour of the Catholic Church.

Uganda/Kakwa: Marriage – Writing A Letter | Comboni Missionaries
Uganda/Kakwa: Marriage – Writing A Letter | Comboni Missionaries

The Kakwa people are a small minority group living in north-western Uganda. The bride-price for a blessing to the newly married. Among the Kakwa tribe in Uganda, many girls dream of a rich man who…

Oral Literature: The Lion And Jabu | Comboni Missionaries
Oral Literature: The Lion And Jabu | Comboni Missionaries

There was a young herd boy named Jabu. He took great pride in the way in which he cared for his father’s cattle. And his father had many cows. It was quite a task to…

Jumia: E-commerce Africa Style | Comboni Missionaries
Jumia: E-commerce Africa Style | Comboni Missionaries

It manages 48% of commerce in electronics, has spread to 23 countries and is now aiming to conquer Egypt with its vendors. Africa, too, has a website for electronics sales like Amazon, which sells all…

Philippines: Feeding Street People | Comboni Missionaries
Philippines: Feeding Street People | Comboni Missionaries

For the last five years, a retired engineer and his wife have been feeding poor people on the streets almost every week, Kamias Road in Quezon City. Nobody knows about it – neighbours, family members,…

Mozambique: Benfica – Urban Mission | Comboni Missionaries
Mozambique: Benfica – Urban Mission | Comboni Missionaries

The parish of St. Francis Xavier in the outskirts of Maputo: a centre of Christian and social commitment. Two Comboni Missionaries lead the parochial community. The parish of St. Francis Xavier is located in the…

Oral Literature: Elephant, Hippopotamus and Spider | Comboni Missionaries
Oral Literature: Elephant, Hippopotamus and Spider | Comboni Missionaries

Once upon a time, long ago, there was a terrible famine. The crops had failed and there was no food to be had on either land or water. Spider and his family had finished their…

People & Plants: Ekebergia Capensis – Highly Valued Plants | Comboni Missionaries
People & Plants: Ekebergia Capensis – Highly Valued Plants | Comboni Missionaries

This plant plays an important role in various communities for the treatment of numerous diseases and disorders including heartburn, coughs and respiratory complaints. Ekebergia capensis (Meliaceae Family) is widespread in the sub-Saharan countries in Africa,…

India: Kashmiri – The Fine Texture | Comboni Missionaries
India: Kashmiri – The Fine Texture | Comboni Missionaries

Kashmiri shawls are globally famous for their fine texture and embroidery. Woven on handloom from a rare variety of soft wool and embroidered by artisans who have perfected the needlework over generations, these shawls are…

Peru: To Share Life With People Who Are Incredibly Wise | Comboni Missionaries
Peru: To Share Life With People Who Are Incredibly Wise | Comboni Missionaries

As we approach the Pan-Amazonian Synod, the importance the indigenous culture. Two Augustinians, who live in Iquitos (Peru) talked about their experience. When we first arrived in the MaraƱon River Valley, more than two decades…

Uganda: ReachOut – The Best Practices | Comboni Missionaries
Uganda: ReachOut – The Best Practices | Comboni Missionaries

Started in a Comboni Parish Our Lady of Africa in Mbuya in the outskirts of Kampala, the ReachOut Ugandan Health Initiative has changed the lives of many people with HIV. We visited the project. When…

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