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Jesuits in Eastern Africa--Shukran Newsletter
The Midwest Jesuits are “twinned” with the Eastern Africa Province composed of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and North and South Sudan.

With thanks for your generosity to our Jesuit International Missions in Eastern Africa, we invite you to read the latest issue of Shukran (Swahili/Arabic for "Gratitude"), which includes news and stories of how the Jesuits and their colleagues are serving where the need is greatest. If you would like to make a donation to help the Jesuits in Eastern Africa, please contact a member of our Advancement staff (see below) or click here to make an online contribution.

Our Regional Advancement Directors

Chicago
Bill Burke, bburke@jesuits.org
Jeff Smart, jsmart@jesuits.org

Detroit
Nora Dabrowski, ndabrowski@jesuits.org

Cincinnati
Mark Maxwell, mmaxwell@jesuits.org

Milwaukee/Omaha
Dan O'Brien, dobrien@jesuits.org

Minneapolis/St. Paul
Al Bill, abill@jesuits.org



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Shukran August 2013





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