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Sister Therese Tindirugamu

SAMSUNG DIGITAL CAMERASister Therese Tindirugamu, our Sector Africa Coordinator, was born and raised in Uganda.  A nurse before she entered our Community in 1980, she later studied midwifery and took advanced studies in religion, spiritual counseling and pastoral work.  For many years, Sister Therese accompanied African women on their journeys toward becoming Medical Mission Sisters, first for our District East Africa, then for all of our Sector Africa.  After serving two terms as District Coordinator of Medical Mission Sisters in East Africa, she coordinated justice and peace efforts for the Major Superiors of Religious Institutes in Uganda, and also gave retreats and on-going formation workshops throughout the country.  Affectionately known as “TT,” Sister Therese lives in Kampala, Uganda.