KONCHI CATHOLIC CHURCH

Addis -Nekemte Road, Konchi is the second centre of the Society in Ethiopia. It was opened in the year 2002 to promote an all round development of the rural population of this large village. The village consists of middle class rural family households, with large families. It is an agrarian community and do subsistence farming. However, this fast growing rural population is facing poverty, illiteracy, and unemployment, coupled with political instability and existence of various harmful traditional practices.

 

ACTIVITIES

SOCIAL

Women’s groups,

Income generative program like grinding mill and oil mill for women,

Training programs on kitchen garden, poultry animal husbandry,

Awareness on various social issues and female circumcision.

Training in handicrafts etc.

 

MEDICAL

Clinic

Primary health care program of preventive and curative

Health education

Immunization

Laboratory services

Natural family planning

T. B, Leprosy and HIV/ AIDS awareness program. Besides eradication of Polio, goiter and elephantiasis

 

EDUCATION

Formal school from Kg-8th  grade

Play groups

Kindergarten

Adult literacy classes

 

POSTAL ADDRESS

Konchi Catholic Church

Post Box No. 11, Nekemte

Eastern Wellega, Ethiopia, Africa

Mobile No. 00251-911 389175

Email: maryskonchi@gmail.com

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E-mail: headoffice@helpmary.in

Tel.: 022 2676 68 45/48 43

Fax: 022 2676 90 77

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