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Sr. Catherine Mutindi Kivutui, member of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd together with some of the the vulnerable children under her program at Bon Pasteur Kolwezi in DR Congo / Sr. Catherine Mutindi

US$1 Million Award to “improve lives, renew hope of most vulnerable” in DR Congo: Nun

The winner of this year’s Opus Prize worth US$1 million, Sr. Catherine Mutindi Kivutui, has returned to her ministry in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where she oversees the running of Bon Pasteur (Good Shepherd) Kolwezi, the apostolate she founded in 2012 in Lualaba Province, south of DRC with the objective of ending child labor.

Winner of 2019 Opus Prize, Kenyan Sr. Catherine Mutindi, Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd, ministering in Kolwezi, DR Congo since 2012; at St. Louis University, Missouri, USA on November 21, 2019 / St. Louis University, Missouri, USA

Kenyan-born Nun Winner of 2019 Opus Prize, Receives US$1 Million, “totally humbled”

Kenyan-born nun ministering in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was on Thursday, November 21 named the winner of this year’s Opus Prize, receiving US1 million at Saint Louis University’s (SLU) Center for Global Citizenship in Missouri, USA.