Zimbabwe, Africa

Zimbabwe:

Sisters have published a 20 page booklet to explain the role of the Church as Teacher, Servant and Prophet amidst the HIV and AIDS pandemic.

In June 2006, the AACSS coordinator in Zimbabwe organized a workshop on HIV and AIDS: Stigma and Discrimination. Thirty-one Sisters from different religious congregations attended. The Sisters made presentations and shared personal experiences. The AACSS coordinators said the experience was “informative and renewing.”

Local AACSS Sisters secured their own funding to offer a workshop on HIV and AIDS issues for the empowerment of women religious within the pandemic.

2014 AACSS Masvingo Zimbabwe Needs Assessment

58% indicated that the lack of funds is the greatest barrier to further education 38%  of the participants felt the need to advance their knowledge in HIV & AIDS issues so as to offer holistic care to the infected and affected. Theology and Sociology each...