Projects We Have Funded

Made Possible by Friends of the Spiritans

Spiritan projects we fund are covered within the following categories: Education, Evangelization , Development / Self Help, Medical / Sanitation / Water, Seminary / Minister Training.

The following is a list by category and country of projects SOMA has partially or fully funded.

Education

China:

  • Priest education fund
  • Mission to China

Haiti:

  • Seminarian scholarship

Haiti Map

Kenya:

  • Priest scholarship

Nigeria:

  • Macurdi Benue State, Via Christi Staff
    • continuing religious education

 

Nigeria

Tanzania:

  • Catholic University of East Asia
    • seminarian scholarship
  • Morojoro University
    • transport vehicle for student
  • Libermann-Kipawa Pre and Primary School at Dar es Salaam
    • site infrastructure
    • classroom construction
    • computer lab
    • sports equipment
    • creation of parish master plan
    • Internet connectivity
    • boreholes
    • science kit
    • website
  • Bishop John Gogarty, CSSp., School for Girls
    • repair of school vehicle
  • Libermann Boys Secondary School, Goba
    • purchase school desk / chairs
    • creation of science lab
  • Spiritan Seminary Njiro, Arusha
    • Internet connectivity

 

Uganda:

  • Mulago School for the Hearing Impaired
    • teaching aids

Evangelization

Benin:

Benin

Ethiopia:

  • Vicariate of Nekemte
    • roof for new church
  • Priests’ residence
    • expansion to accommodate three priests

Ethiopia

 

Mozambique:

  • Nampula Parish
    • electric generator and sewing machine parts for women’s’ cooperative

Mozambique

Kenya:

  • Catechetical formation & primary evangelization materials

Kenya

Nigeria:

  • Newly formed Provincialate
    • vehicle purchase
  • St. Vincent’s Parish
    • purchase of land for youth training center

Taiwan

Tanzania:

  • Kibehe Parish
    • lay minister training materials
    • purchase of bicycles to visit sic / faithful
  • Endulen Mission, Spiritan rectory
    • new construction
    • furniture
    • installation of water tanks
  • Mbokombu Parish
    • solar energy installation
  • Mwenge University
    • vestments and supplies for university chaplain
  • Carmelite Missionary Sisters
    • formation and training
  • Fr. Godfrey Mgonja, CSSp.
    • second hand vehicle
  • Provinciliate, Tengeru
    • inverter back up power for two buildings
  • Spiritan House, Arusha
    • solar power back up system

Tanzania Map

Uganda:

  • St. Joseph Parish, Nyamirama
    • bicycles for catechists
  • Nyamirama Parish
    • transport vehicle

Uganda

 

Medical / Sanitation / Water

Australia:

  • St. Michael Catholic Church Dorrington, Queensland
    • plumbing repairs

Kenya:

Nigeria:

  • Yagba, Spiritan nursery/primary school
    • borehole installation
  • Macurdi Benue State, God the Father Parish
    • sanitation project

Sierra Leone

  • Bo, Spiritan secondary school
    • water well installation

Sierra Leone

Tanzania:

  • Mkokombu, Moshi
    • supplies / equipment for medical dispensary
  • Mgagoa Mission
    • construction of water storage system
    • repairs to rectory plumbing

Development / Self Help

Ghana:

Nigeria:

Kenya:

  • St. Martin Rehabilitation & Treatment Centre
    • expansion of food service kitchen for

Seminary / Minister Training

Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Sponsorship of theology students

Philippines

  • Spiritan Manila Formation House—
    • housing for regional seminarians… Update

Philippines

Tanzania:

  • Spiritan Njiro Seminary—alternative power generator
  • Usa River Seminary
    • Internet connectivity
    • dorm windows
    • showers
    • corridor doors
    • dining room
    • kitchen renovation
    • purchase of stoves
    • internet connectivity
    • classroom instruction whiteboards
    • Support for seminarians in formation

Uganda:

  • St. Joseph Parish, Nyamirama
    • bicycles for catechists

Vietnam

  • Ho Chi Minh City
    • formation training

 

For more information on any of the above projects please contact us at 713-522-2882.