Maputo, 09 June, 2021 / 2:35 pm (ACI Africa).
Catholic Pontifical and Charity Organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has facilitated the purchase of solar-powered radios for inhabitants of Cabo Delgado, the Northernmost province of Mozambique to keep families that have been separated by violence connected.
More than 700,000 people have been displaced by ongoing violence in the country, ACN reports, adding, “News of burned-out villages has become commonplace in this region.”
Even before the ongoing crisis, access in remote villages in Mozambique was difficult, the pontifical charity organization reports, adding that radio has been a powerful tool of evangelization in the country.
“Access to the remotest villages and settlements was difficult, owing to lack of resources and the appalling state of the roads, which are often impassable during the rainy season,” the leadership of the organization say in its Monday, June 7 report.
The armed conflict and COVID-19 have made everything more difficult and dangerous, the leadership of the Catholic charity, which reaches out to the people of God in difficult places says.