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134th Scalabrinian Congregation Anniversary


Nov 30, 2021
Categories: Event news

On Sunday 28th of November 2021, the Scalabrinian Congregation celebrated its 134th Anniversary since its foundation in 1887 from the bishop of Piacenza, Italy, Giovanni Battista Scalabrini. Blessed Scalabrini main purpose was to care for the welfare, to protect and assist people on the move, crossing the Atlantic to reach the Americas.

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New interns starting at SIHMA, from the University of Valencia


Nov 16, 2021
Categories: news

In the last two months SIHMA started a collaboration with the University of Valencia and had the opportunity to receive three interns from its International Master’s in Migration Programme. Nicolette was the first student who started her internship at our Cape Town office on the 27th of September, and on the 10th of November Marzia and Ángela also joined SIHMA’s team. Our students chose Scalabrini Institute...

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Two-day training session at SIHMA Legal Clinic St. Patrick La Rochelle


Nov 09, 2021
Categories: Event

The SIHMA Legal Clinic at St. Patrick La Rochelle has had a good start since its establishment in September 2021, and it is already setting a very high standard in its operation and mission. The Legal Clinic was established with the mission to promote and protect the rights of human trafficking survivors through providing legal services, advocacy and networking. Besides this, the work that is done in the clinic also involves producing rich research that will help shape...

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The Missionaries of St Charles and the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa Embark on a New Project – Scalabrini St Partick’s Community Health Centre


Sep 07, 2021
Categories: news

The Missionaries of St Charles (Scalabrinian Fathers) for over a century have been carrying out their mission in the world in more than thirty nations at the service of human mobility. In Africa we started our service in 1994 with the mission of Cape Town, followed by the mission of Nampula, in the north of Mozambique, and the mission of Johannesburg. In each of our projects we seek to - Promote human and spiritual...

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SIHMA Reflections on the Experiences of Two Interns Working Remotely for SIHMA


Jul 27, 2021
Categories: news

SIHMA was pleased to receive and work with two volunteers who each worked remotely with SIHMA in recent months. It was a pleasure to receive both interns and we are thankful for the time and effort they have put in to assist SIHMA work towards our vision of  ‘An Africa where the human rights of people on the move are ensured and their dignity is promoted.’ Reflection from April Walter My name April Walter. ...

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Maita's Internship at SIHMA


May 25, 2021
Categories: news

My name is Maita Deborah Jena. I am 20 years old. I was born and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe and I am a second-year student at the University of Middlesex (Mauritius Branch Campus). I am currently working towards obtaining a LLB Law degree with International Relations. I worked for SIHMA as an intern beginning in January 2021 and completing it in June. I found SIHMA through a third party organisation and was very...

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