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Since 2006, Father Donato Lwiyando, an Xaverian missionary priest, and a dedicated team of volunteers have devoted their energy to lovingly support poor communities affected by war in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), Africa .
We invite you to explore the website to learn more about the crisis in The DR Congo and discover ways that you can help those affected.
Fr. Donato Lwiyando
Xaverian Missionary Catholic priest
Founder of the organization.
St Joseph Shelter Inc. is a response to one of the serious consequences of the war in the DR Congo, especially in the east of the country. This war started in August 2, 1998, and has killed more than 5 million people.
Our directors and volunteers
Photo courtesy of the River Town Times
A Canadian Non-Denominational Organization
Hope of St. Joseph Shelter Inc
Facilitating the integration of minors subjected to exploitation and sexual violence in the town of Bukavu, and their social protection.
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st joseph shelter history
Charity #: 760001-4324-RR0001
Thank you for your prayers and your support. God Bless You!
thOSE IN NEED
SPONSOR-a monthly donation of $25 will cover basic needs (food, shelter, medical attention) for one resident of the shelters
DONATE- to help carry out ongoing projects for educational and vocational programs,supplies, building and repair projects.
VOLUNTEER- consider helping with our fundraising events and committees