by Fr Mark James OP
Three members of the Deaf Community of Cape Town (DCCT), Faith Cronwright, Suzanne Lombard and Jennifer Lepono, were in Manzini assisting the Catholic Deaf community of Eswatini establish and develop their sewing project. The DCCT members were in the Kingdom for 2 weeks in March.
Nompilo Lupupa, the sewing project coordinator, said: ‘We appreciate DCCT’s gesture in coming to Manzini for two weeks to help us develop our sewing skills. They are also helped us improve our bookkeeping skills and the overall administration of the project.’ She added that ‘although we are only starting out, nevertheless we already have five deaf women volunteers, myself included, who give our time to this initiative.’ Nompilo was also grateful for the support from the Bishop and the diocese ‘who have shown their commitment to uplifting our Catholic Deaf community in Eswatini.’
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