Living in and involved with the communities in which we work, we in the SMA witness on a daily basis the struggle of Africa to achieve its potential in today’s world.
Africa for the SMA is the continent where we have found:
– a welcome
– an openness to receiving God’s Word
– an attraction that inspires our missionaries to spend and give their lives.
At present, SMA works in 16 countries in Africa. For more information about any of these countries click on the name of country below.
Serving the people of Africa and people of African descent around the world.
17 African Countries affected by El Niño and Climate Change – Hunger Alert!
For two consecutive years, the combination of El Niño, the failure of seasonal rains, and the impact of Climate Change across East and Southern Africa is limiting food production and increasing hunger and malnutrition. 17 countries are affected, with a minimum of 39 million people suffering food insecurity. The 17 countries are: Angola (1.2 million); Burundi (3...
Irish Government Delegation Witnesses SMA Peace and Development in Action
St. Patrick’s Day Special: Ireland and Kenya Peace Initiative “The most important thing for peace and for development is to have a community that is united and working together… We are very, very grateful to Frs. Patrick Devine and Oliver Noonan SMA for bringing us here”. – Michael Gaffey, Irish Aid Paulson Erot Tadeo is...
Lenten Community Prayer
Opening Prayer Leader: O God, you are our life, our very being, our peace and our joy. All: You are our hope, our wealth, and our strength. We come before you at this new moment in time. Leader: O God, you are our home, our place of rest, our heaven, our salvation. All: You are...
“Climate Change is really troubling but we have nowhere to run to.”
“… when women have equal access, ownership and control over land and other productive resources, their crop yields increase by 20 to 30 percent.” The IRIN agency has published a challenging article on how Climate Change is forcing small farmers, primarily women, to improvise in Southern Africa, due to recurrent droughts or flooding. The article highlights that...
SMA Justice Office Turkana Briefing and Calendar Bulletin: March/April 2017
The SMA Justice Office has published its latest Briefing on the impact of climate change on the Turkana region in Kenya and also the Justice Calendar Bulletin for March/April. You may access the Turkana climate change briefing by clicking here: You can access the Justice Calendar Bulletin for March/April by clicking here: Please feel free to download...