A day trip to remember

Outings are immensely beneficial to children’s rehabilitation and development – close-up interaction with nature is always very valuable, as is the opportunity to socialise with staff, with family, and with one another.

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18 May 2020

“We are living in fear but we trust in the protection of the Lord”

Sister Felicia is a Sister Hospitaller in charge of the department for children who suffer from mental illness, in Dompoase, Ghana. She has told us how they are coping with COVID-19. For her, the most worrying thing is the fact that there is no supply of Personal Protective Equipment from the government to the hospitals and clinics in rural areas yet.

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24 Apr 2020

Happy St. Benedict Menni Day!

Happy St. Benedict Menni Day! Today Sisters Hospitallers celebrate the feast day of our founder, St. Benedict Menni, a day when we remember, more than ever, his acts of hospitality. He dreamed that his “love of hospitality could fly from one part to another and make it burn in all the roundness of the earth”.

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15 Apr 2020

“I want to advise to adhere to the WHO protocols”

Sr Georgina has been a Sister Hospitaller since 1988. She graduated in nursing from Ghana University of Nurses, and she also studied religious sciences in Rome. She is in charge of St Francis Xavier Hospital in Ghana, and she worried about the well-being of the staff under her leadership; hoping, praying and putting in measures to avoid any them contracting this disease.

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10 Mar 2020

“It is difficult when they don’t accept psychological help”

Macarena Aspiunza is a psychologist who collaborates with Sisters Hospitallers. For the last four years, she has travelled regularly to Liberia to assist with psychiatric and psychotherapeutic support, accompanied by a productive and pre-work objective to improve the quality of life of the patients.

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26 Feb 2020

Visiting Ganta Leprosy

Sisters, staff and volunteers of the St Benedict Menni Center and Aita Menni Hospital visited the Ganta Leprosy and TB Rehab Center. Ganta Leprosy and TB Rehab Center is a facility with capacity for 150 people. It has nursing units, pharmacy, rehabilitation, crafts and prosthesis workshops. Some of the workers are people who have suffered from the disease and after rehabilitation, they were integrated into the staff.

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28 Jan 2020

“Zero Maternal Mortality Project”

Sisters Hospitallers is building a new maternity Unit in Ghana, budgeted at £882,000 because the previous facility was quite small and inadequate. It is an ambitious mission because it is the only hospital structure that exists in the whole area. In recent years the hospital has been adapting to the growing needs of society, as well as to the requirements of Ghana’s health authorities.

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18 Dec 2019

Music lessons!

Music is very important for our brain, besides being fun! As the French playwright, Victor Hugo, said: “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent.” For this reason, one of the activities in our centre in Dompoase is learning to play the drum.

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29 Oct 2019

Renewal of Vows in Foso Community

Sister Monica made her renewal of vows to Sister Joana Agbotse - delegate of the Provincial Superior. In a simple and profound act, Monica freely vowed to God’s poverty, chastity, and obedience for one year. The event took place in Ghana, experiencing our hospitaller mission and practising hospitality.

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