The Welcomings – Mozambique Community Work

The Welcomings When members of the Mozambique Canada Maternal Health Project visit communities they are greeted with song and dance. It is to celebrate a working agreement on the various initiatives that the Project would be involved in ranging from helping to develop...
Microproject Training Begins

Microproject Training Begins

A major strategy of the Mozambique Canada Maternal Health Project is to address the social and economic determinants of health.  A key part of doing this is through the village health committees (Comites de Saude) to organize microprojects that empower women, create...
Gerri Dickson in Tevele

Gerri Dickson in Tevele

Gerri Dickson’s lasting wish was to return to Mozambique, and the village of Tevele, where she had worked so closely with the community over many years. Murray Dickson, Gerri’s partner, fulfilled that wish last month by taking her ashes to be buried there. In a...
Remembering Sr. Majoote

Remembering Sr. Majoote

The people of Massinga in southern Mozambique lost a great community leader when Sr. Lourenço Majoote passed away in December. I remember meeting him 16 years ago in the village of Tevele. I felt immediately welcomed by his big smile. His enthusiasm to better the life...